7652Re: Jody passed away last night...
- Feb 28, 2007I'm very sorry to hear this and extend my condolences to all of Jody's
close family and friends.
--- In ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com, Eric Fookes <egroups@...> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am sad to announce that Jody passed away last night at around 2 am
> (Florida time). Jody was a very good friend and he will be greatly
> missed. I am happy though that he's no longer suffering and I
> is now with the Lord.
> The very first message I received from Jody was on May 10, 1997. Since
> then there has been a flood of emails between us that never stopped
> until end of January 2007 when he was rushed to hospital.
> Looking through my email archives I found that Jody started the first
> NoteTab mailing list in October 1997. He started handling some NoteTab
> sales (checks, money orders) in spring 1998 and officially became a
> member of the Fookes Software team. Then around November 1998, Jody
> started handling NoteTab customer support and has done so faithfully
> all Fookes Software titles until last month.
> I only met Jody once in person. That was in July 2000 when I invited
> to join me at the Shareware Industry Conference in Tampa. NoteTab Light
> was announced the winner of the 2000 "Shareware Industry Awards" in the
> Best Application category during that event. It was thrilling to
> celebrate the award together. Unfortunately, I haven't had the
> opportunity to return to the USA since then.
> Fookes Software won't be quite the same anymore without Jody.
> Eric Fookes
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