[Tugindia] Michael Downes

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Fri Mar 14 12:04:11 CET 2003

I'm very sorry to pass on this announcement. 



 Subject: Michael Downes
 From: Barbara Beeton <bnb at sun06.ams.org>
 Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 16:24:39 +0100

 This notice is posted with great sadness.

 Michael Downes, a long-time employee of the American Math Society and
 the principal author of AMS-LaTeX and related packages, passed away
 last Saturday, March 8, 2003.  He was diagnosed with brain cancer in
 mid-December, and it progressed more swiftly and devastatingly than
 anyone anticipated.

 Mike leaves three daughters, his former wife, his mother, four
 brothers, three sisters, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and

 A memorial service will be held in Woonsocket, RI, on Saturday, March
 15, at the Holy Family Church, 414 South Main Street.

 To his friends who cannot be there to mourn with us, please keep
 Mike's family in your prayers.
                                       -- Barbara Beeton

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