[Fwd: Marc Brierley]

Allison Bloodworth abloodworth at berkeley.edu
Thu Jan 10 19:45:24 UTC 2008

Hi everyone,

There is a memorial blog for Marc at http:// 
marcbrierleymemorial.blogspot.com/. There are some really inspiring  
stories and memories there, and there is also information on his  
Memorial Service which will be held this Saturday in Palo Alto.


On Jan 8, 2008, at 8:00 AM, Michael S Elledge wrote:

> I'm sorry if this is a cross-posting, everyone. For those who  
> haven't heard, Marc Brierley passed away yesterday afternoon.
> Mike
> From: Lois Brooks <lbrooks at stanford.edu>
> Date: January 7, 2008 4:55:21 PM PST
> To: sakai-ui at collab.sakaiproject.org, Confidential Sakai Board  
> <sakaiboard-confidential at collab.sakaiproject.org>,  Sakai Dev  
> <sakai-dev at collab.sakaiproject.org>
> Cc: Charles Kerns <charles.kerns at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Marc Brierley
> Friends,
> I am deeply saddened to tell you that our colleague Marc Brierley   
> passed away unexpectedly yesterday afternoon.  He developed a  
> blood  clot on Saturday night, and despite two emergency surgeries,  
> the  doctors were unable to save him.  He is survived by his wife  
> Amy, his  parents, and many friends.
> Many of you knew Marc through his work on design and user  
> interaction in Sakai, and, of course, assessment.  He was an active  
> member of the Sakai community, most recently engaged in the design  
> patterns group.  Marc came to Stanford as a student, and then  
> returned to Stanford in  the late 1990s to work in Academic  
> Computing.  His adeptness with technology and interest in design  
> led him to a role as an  interaction designer on the CourseWork and  
> Sakai projects,  which he engaged with the wholehearted enthusiasm  
> and intelligence that he  brought to all of his work.  Marc's kind  
> and fun loving nature and ready smile attracted others to him, and  
> he leaves a wide circle of friends at Stanford and in the Sakai  
> community.
> Lois
> Lois Brooks
> Stanford University Academic Computing
> Meyer Memorial Library Room 242
> 560 Escondido Mall
> Stanford, CA 94305-3101
> 650-723-3064
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Allison Bloodworth
Senior User Interaction Designer
Educational Technology Services
University of California, Berkeley
(415) 377-8243
abloodworth at berkeley.edu

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