[dancer-users] Sad news regarding James Aitken (LoonyPandora), Dancer contributor and pluign author
davidp at preshweb.co.uk
Wed Aug 13 11:40:51 BST 2014
Thank you - that's incredible of you!
Humbled, and proud to be a part of such a generous project team (even
if I haven't had a chance to actually write much code lately!)
On Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:51:49 +0200
Alexis Sukrieh <sukria at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi David, thanks for taking the time to share this bad news with the
> That's a very sad news.
> The paypal account recently received around 100 euros from a couple of
> I'll give that money back for James' funeral, and will add a bit or
> two to the pot.
> I didn't know very well James but I remember a kind a pleasant person
> while we discussed about Dancer. I'm sad he passed away in such an
> unexpected and tragic way.
> May the peace be with his soul.
> 2014-08-13 10:45 GMT+02:00 David Precious <davidp at preshweb.co.uk>:
> > Hi all,
> > Sadly, my friend and colleague James Aitken (LoonyPandora/JAITKEN),
> > who contributed to Dancer and wrote several Dancer plugins, died
> > unexpectedly last week.
> > He was hit by a car back in June and suffered head injuries, but had
> > mostly recovered - but then took a sudden turn for the worse, and
> > passed away last week. Details as to exactly what happened are
> > still sketchy at this point.
> > Due to how unexpected it all was and the fact he has no immediate
> > family / next of kin, he will receive a very very basic state-funded
> > "pauper's funeral" unless enough money is raised to cover the cost
> > of a proper funeral - so his ex-girlfriend set up a fundraising
> > page to accept donations towards the cost:
> > http://gogetfunding.com/project/james-aitken-s-funeral
> > If you used his code and found it useful, and have a couple of quid
> > to spare, any donations would be very much appreciated. If you
> > cannot, but he or his code made a difference to you, you can still
> > leave a comment there if you'd like.
> > Dave P
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