----- Original Message ----- From: "Neil Barnfather - eHosting Limited" <neil.barnfather@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: "'Talks Mailing List'" <talks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <talks-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "'The Accessible Phones Discussion List'" <blindphones@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 3:25 AM Subject: Officially from Nuance
Dear All, It is with regrettable sadness that I am having to write to you to confirm that Marcus Groeber has confirmed to me the sad news to which we've been discussing. Aged 47 years, Torsten Brand sadly passed away during a routine operation yesterday. At this stage very little else is known other than to say the obvious; Torsten alongside Marcus were true pioneers in the world of accessible technology for the blind community. Much is owed to their efforts and activities spanning the past decade and we all have much by way of appreciation owing to them both.Torsten was a genuine and inspirational individual who will be missed by usall. If further information is forth coming I will pass this on to you. Regards. Neil Barnfather TalkNavYou received this message because you subscribed to the Accessible Phones Discussion List.If you don't want to receive messages from this list anymore, just send a blank e-mail to:blindphones-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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