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Supposedly, Joerg Theissen passed away yesterday.

I have zero details as I have just read about this on Facebook.

If anyone knows any details, please share.

If I find out anything, I'll share.

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WHAT!!!!!!! Yes please share Jon if you find out anything
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Truly sorry to hear of his passing - even though I'm obviously just a normal forum member here and not one of you guys, I still saw him occasionally on here. May he rest in peace.
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Jon is correct. I was informed by one of his former co-workers yesterday.
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I really don't know what to say.
I'm still shocked about this.
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May he rest in peace.
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No new info... but here's what I do know.....

Last time I talked to Joerg was end of January right before I left Asia. Since Antec is slowly closing up shop, they laid him off. But he was under contract so he had just managed to get a lawyer and come to a settlement with Antec. I called him to see if he would be interested in the PM job at Corsair if I could convince my managers that the PSU PM could work out of our Taiwan office. I meant to call him back, but between jet lag and catching up on emails, I just didn't have a chance.

Word has it that the last anyone else talked to him was around the same time (end of January). I don't believe anyone has talked to him in February and his last Facebook post was also 1/31.

Since he's unemployed and not in any kind of relationship, it's assumed that he might have died over a week ago and nobody was there to "check on him". He's not an anti-social guy. Everyone probably assumed he was busy. Likely looking for a new job or a flight back to Germany.

AFAIK, there was no "accident" like "hit by a car" or "fell off a bridge" or "slipped in the tub". Joerg did have a medical condition (I don't know the details), but it's not known if that was the cause or something else altogether.

It's kind of weird. It's a lot like the way Mike passed away. He wasn't feeling well, laid down for a nap in the middle of the day and never woke up.
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