Jerry Lipscomb

Raymond W. Treß ray at adelconsult.com
Fri Sep 11 16:30:44 EDT 2020


Very sad … RIP Jerry !

I wish the relatives a lot of strength and confidence in these difficult days.

What a loss for the OMNIS community.



Raymond Treß
Ädelfors Consult AB

Am 11. Sept. 2020, 22:04 +0200 schrieb Steve Finger <steve at srptech.com>:
> Very sad to hear. Went to a seminar Jerry ran and also the conferences were
> fun! Jerry also helped me out when I was still a new Omnis developer.
>
> He will be missed.
>
> Steve Finger
>
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 2:13 PM Thad Bogert <thad at technosolver.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > It saddens me to say I just learned that Jerry Lipscomb has passed away.
> > I’m afraid that I do not have any details regarding his passing, but I will
> > say that he will be missed greatly.
> >
> > Jerry helped me to get my start in Omnis programming in the early 90s
> > after moving to Denver to work for Chris McCall who shared an office with
> > Jerry. The move was my first time living away from friends and family.
> > Jerry and Chris took me under their wing and helped me to adjust to my new
> > home. He became a big brother to me.
> >
> > Working with Jerry was an experience that I will always cherish. I
> > remember how he, Chris and I would have debates about how to write the
> > tightest code. He helped me to grasp the KISS principle.
> >
> > Jerry’s passion for Omnis programming helped start the Omnis Underground
> > and would eventually lead him to a position at Omnis and a product
> > evangelist where eventually brought me on the team. It was great to watch
> > him in action. His energy was infectious. If anyone could give Steve Jobs
> > a run for the money it was him.
> >
> > Our paths diverged during the PICK merger. I moved to California, and he
> > returned to consulting. But we always remained good friends despite the
> > distance.
> >
> > I will miss you Jerry.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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