That my dad was quite an accomplished scholar who lived a long and varied life. It is difficult to overstate the importance he played in my life and how much fun it was to be his son. He taught me many things and, later in life, especially after I had kids of my own, his advice was golden and his friendship was a great joy. I will comment more on his passing and his role in my life when there is some distance and I can do it and still see the keyboard at the same time. In the meantime, here is an obituary of him.