From Jerry’s son Alex:
I’m afraid that Jerry passed away.
We had a great time at DragonCon.
He did not suffer.
(8 Sep 2017 – 3:45pm PDT)
Condolences to his family and friends.
Readers may use the Well-Wishing page for remembrances. For those that are interested in Dr. Pournelle’s books, please see the e-books page or the Amazon page at http://amzn.to/2xliy73 . Here’s a list of All The Books.
Vox Day has announced that as part of a memorial the first volume of ‘There Will Be War’ will be free on Kindle for three days (starting 10 Sep 2017). See here: http://amzn.to/2famw7N.
Jerry’s family has released this information today (12 Sep 2017), we will post additional information as we get it:
The public memorial service for Jerry Pournelle will be held at noon Saturday September 16 at St. Francis De Sales Church located at 13370 Valleyheart Dr, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Please spread the word to those that would like to attend. We will try to livestream the service for those that can’t attend. Many thanks for all your well wishes. My family is very touched by your thoughts and prayers.
Jerry’s family added the following today (14 Sep 2017):
We are still making plans for a live stream of Jerry’s service. Details to follow.
In lieu of flowers or other memorials, please consider making a donation to the SFWA Emergency Medical Fund, covering genre writers who need assistance. Start here: https://membership.sfwa.org/page-308450 .
Jerry’s last post is below. – Editor