[sg16-avd] [T16ALL] FW: Tom Taylor

Christian Groves Christian.Groves at nteczone.com
Tue Jan 5 17:25:39 EST 2016


Hello all,

Yes this is sad news. As Andrea said he was a very nice gentle and 
person. He was also a character. From his needlework whilst in meetings 
to his forehead slapping at eureka moments it was good to have someone 
who added colour to the meetings.

Regards, Christian

On 6/01/2016 4:00 AM, Andrea Saks wrote:
> Dear All,
>
> I too share in the sadness of Tom's passing. He was a very nice gentle 
> person and we will all
> miss him.
>
> Maybe Simao you can as the comments come, find a way to see that they 
> are shared with his family.
>
> Andrea
>
> Sent from my iPhone!
>
> *Andrea J Saks*
>
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> On 5 Jan 2016, at 14:36, "Botzko, Stephen" <Stephen.Botzko at polycom.com 
> <mailto:Stephen.Botzko at polycom.com>> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for sharing.  Tom will certainly be missed by everyone who had 
>> the privilege of knowing him.
>>
>> Steve
>>
>> *From:*sg16-avd [mailto:sg16-avd-bounces at lists.packetizer.com] *On 
>> Behalf Of *Paul E. Jones
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 05, 2016 4:27 AM
>> *To:* Campos, Simao; 't13sg16all'; sg16-avd at lists.packetizer.com 
>> <mailto:sg16-avd at lists.packetizer.com>
>> *Subject:* Re: [sg16-avd] [T16ALL] FW: Tom Taylor
>>
>> Simao,
>>
>> Thanks for passing this along. Tom was a great guy and I've been 
>> fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with him off and on 
>> over the years. Our first encounter was the work on gateway 
>> decomposition in the ITU, ETSI, and IETF that ultimately became H.248.
>>
>> Truly sad news for me.
>>
>> Paul
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> *From:*"Campos, Simao" <simao.campos at itu.int 
>> <mailto:simao.campos at itu.int>>
>> *Sent:* January 5, 2016 3:58:34 AM EST
>> *To:* 't13sg16all' <t13sg16all at lists.itu.int 
>> <mailto:t13sg16all at lists.itu.int>>, "sg16-avd at lists.packetizer.com 
>> <mailto:sg16-avd at lists.packetizer.com>" 
>> <sg16-avd at lists.packetizer.com <mailto:sg16-avd at lists.packetizer.com>>
>> *Subject:* [T16ALL] FW: Tom Taylor
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> Please allow me to pass along these sad news.
>>
>> As the elders amongst you may recall, Tom was an active SG16 participant since its beginning until mid-2000's, in particular under Q3/16's.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Simão
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> On 12/28/15, 08:25, "ietf on behalf of Ronald Bonica" <ietf-bounces at ietf.org on behalf of rbonica at juniper.net 
>> <mailto:ietf-bounces at ietf.org%20on%20behalf%20of%20rbonica at juniper.net>> wrote:
>> Friends,
>>
>> After a prolonged illness, our friend Tom Taylor has passed away. He died in his sleep on December 24th, after spending his last day with his family.
>>
>> Tom's courage during his illness was an inspiration to everyone. He was a man of quick wit, kindness and integrity. He was a long-time contributor to the IETF, a mentor and a good friend.
>>
>>                                      !
>>           
>>      Ron Bonica




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