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 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 handle this type of request differently). From past experience,
> often the family of the deceased is too overwhelmed to deal with their
> loved one's online profiles and are grateful if others 'take care' of that.
>
> Something to consider if you come across other online profiles of Kevin.
>
> K.
>
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 9:28 AM, Rachel Farrand <rfarr...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > 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 <rkald...@wikimedia.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > 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
> > > job). He was always an advocate for those whose voices were not being
> > heard
> > > or those who were afraid to speak up due to fear of being attacked. He
> > ran
> > > for English Wikipedia ArbCom last year, and addressed some of these
> > issues
> > > in his candidate statement: "Our encyclopedia aims to encompass the sum
> > of
> > > all human knowledge - a lofty goal that we cannot possibly accomplish
> > > unless we take steps to ensure that, to borrow from a recent public
> > > comment, we’re sending no demographic into a cultural buzzsaw."
> > >
> > > Kevin was one of the countless unsung heroes of our movement, and his
> > > passing is a tragic loss. I hope we can pay tribute to his memory by
> > > continuing to work towards addressing the gender gap and eliminating
> > > harassment on our projects.
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> Kalliope Tsouroupidou
> Community Advocate
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