Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-08-09 Thread Ed Erhart
A memorial is being held in Berkeley, California on 21 August. https://www.facebook.com/events/663526253795755/ On Sun, Aug 7, 2016 at 2:36 AM, Kalliope Tsouroupidou < ktsouroupi...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Of little interest perhaps, but Kevin's profile appeared on my LinkedIn's > "People you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-08-07 Thread Kalliope Tsouroupidou
Of little interest perhaps, but Kevin's profile appeared on my LinkedIn's "People you may know" page (as did another recently deceased ex-WMF staffer's). I reached out to LinkedIn directly, filling in their deceased members form so that remove or mark the profile as deceased (different networks

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-08-05 Thread Rachel Farrand
You can add info here if you knew him and some of his Wikimedia work and accomplishments: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2016-08-04/Obituary On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 8:18 PM, Ryan Kaldari wrote: > I was friends with Kevin and talked to him often

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-08-03 Thread Ryan Kaldari
I was friends with Kevin and talked to him often over email. He was a tireless advocate of addressing the gender gap on Wikipedia and making the projects less toxic. Besides his significant volunteer work on-wiki, he was also a moderator of the gendergap mailing list (a difficult and thankless

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-08-01 Thread Trillium Corsage
When Kevin first became an administrator there was something he did that I found objectionable. It would be poor form to revisit that now, but I mention it to avoid making a saint of the guy. I had later glimpses of him and he seemed like a good guy. He seemed overall like a kind human spirit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-07-30 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:25:49 -0500 Ed Erhart wrote: > I regret to inform everyone that Kevin Gorman, a Wikipedian who was the > first Wikipedian-in-residence at a US university or college, has passed > away. There is a memorial page on Facebook, and editors are leaving >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-07-30 Thread Mardetanha
it is sad to know about this, May God bless his soul, Rest in peace Kevin Mardetanha On Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at 12:05 PM, bobby shabangu wrote: > My condolences to his family. > > On Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at 6:32 AM, Tito Dutta wrote: > > > Very sad

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-07-30 Thread bobby shabangu
My condolences to his family. On Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at 6:32 AM, Tito Dutta wrote: > Very sad news. :( > > On 30 July 2016 at 02:55, Ed Erhart wrote: > > > I regret to inform everyone that Kevin Gorman, a Wikipedian who was the > > first

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-07-29 Thread Tito Dutta
Very sad news. :( On 30 July 2016 at 02:55, Ed Erhart wrote: > I regret to inform everyone that Kevin Gorman, a Wikipedian who was the > first Wikipedian-in-residence at a US university or college, has passed > away. There is a memorial page on Facebook, and editors are

[Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-07-29 Thread Ed Erhart
I regret to inform everyone that Kevin Gorman, a Wikipedian who was the first Wikipedian-in-residence at a US university or college, has passed away. There is a memorial page on Facebook, and editors are leaving condolences on his English Wikipedia talk page.