[bksvol-discuss] Re: Extremely sad news to the Bookshare.org community

  • From: "siss52" <siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 14:35:53 -0600

How shocking!  Please, may we know what happened to him?  He was so yooung!

Sue S.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jim@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Monday, February 12, 2007 12:53 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Extremely sad news to the Bookshare.org community

It is with great regret and sorrow that I inform you that Gustavo Galindo 
passed away suddenly yesterday.  Gustavo was the Site Manager for 
Bookshare.org, and was the foundation of our Bookshare.org team.  He was 
involved in the rapid growth of our collection over the last four years 
through personally approving each book being added.  Gustavo was fierce in 
his dedication to serving people with print impairments while getting it 
right, by taking our commitments to publishers and authors seriously.  He 
had a formidable intellect, and his insights, understanding and sense of 
humor will be sorely missed by our team.

We can honor Gustavo's commitment to access and books by doing our best to 
bring more books to more people with print disabilities around the world.


Jim Fruchterman

President and CEO


480 California Avenue, Suite 201

Palo Alto, California 94306 USA

New direct line: +1 650 644-3406

Fax: +1 650 475-1066



The Benetech Initiative - Technology Serving Humanity

Benetech is a nonprofit organization


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