Archive for May, 2010

Sad news about Ben Viccari

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Ben passed away this morning, peacefully, at 4:00 a.m. at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He had been struggling with pneumonia for a couple of weeks. The condition turned out to be more than his 91 year old body could handle.

And so he’s gone, and the April issue was the last of the many monthly editions that Ben has been writing for more than a decade. The archives here reflect the output stored since we began to use WordPress. The first articles appeared online back in 1998.

For a more complete outline of Ben’s career, let me refer you to his Wikipedia page, here.

For my part, I would just like to say that I am going to miss my old friend, whom I didn’t meet until he was nearly 80 years of age. I’m grateful to have known him for as long as I did.

— Bill Andersen