So Long, Topher

I just found out that a friend of mine from back in Illinois, Topher, died suddenly last night. This is quite a shock to all of us as you can imagine, and it’s still kind of hard to believe. You’ve seen him comment here as “Topher” on several posts. He was a great guy and he’s going to be missed by all of us who knew him. Our thoughts go out to his wife Lesley and all their friends and family.

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10 Responses to So Long, Topher

  1. blasterhappy says:

    Sorry to hear that about Topher and my condolences go out to his friends and family.

  2. Kitty says:

    That’s awful news – I’m sad to hear it. I hope that his friends and family are doing OK.

  3. Kurt says:

    My condolences go out to his friends and family as well. I feel just terrible for Lesley.

  4. Riggy says:

    My condolences to you and all his loved ones.

  5. Rob Barrett says:

    If anyone wants to send Lesley a sympathy card, e-mail me at rwb@uiuc.edu, and I’ll send you her address.

    This is horrible news, speaking as both Topher’s gaming buddy and as Lesley’s dissertation advisor. Everything was going right for the two of them . . .

  6. Stewart says:

    I am so sorry to hear the news. My condolences to family and friends.

  7. He will be sorely missed. I know everyone in our gaming group has taken this pretty hard. I am working on my own blog to put together my own thoughts on this horrible event.

  8. Ken Lowery says:

    This is just fucking terrible.

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