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  • John Zeman
    Feb 28, 2007
      I'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
      believe he
      > 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.
      > --
      > Regards,
      > Eric Fookes
      > http://www.fookes.com/
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