Sunday, January 30, 2011

Sad news.

I just wanted to let you all know that Jeff "Dyson", one of our first employees died last Sunday night. Jeff, at an early age had cancer which effected his thyroid, he then dealt with lymphedema that forced him to live most of his life in a nursing home.

Jeff was one of our first members back in July of 2007. He was very excited about our web site and volunteered to help as a moderator. When the site took off and we needed people to answer support questions, Jeff was there to help.

We eventually reached the point where we needed people to answer the phones and member email full time, and Jeff was hired to help. I recall him telling me on more than one occasion that this was his first "real" job. Jeff had lived in a nursing home since he was in his teens, and was unable to work in a normal job that required him to travel to a workplace. We were able to provide him the opportunity to work from where he was, and he was a great addition to the Wet-Media team.

Jeff will be missed.

Jeff's memorial service will be Saturday, February 5th, at 2 p.m. in the afternoon at Shepard's Funeral Home on Church St. in Hendersonville, NC. His family will have a celebration of his life with pictures of him on display.