Jerry Lipscomb

Jerry Greenberg omnislist at
Mon Sep 14 09:54:21 EDT 2020

Sorry to hear of Jerry's passing, I worked with 
him for a while in Denver as well.

Jerry Greenberg

At 11:12 AM 9/11/2020, you 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 
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