Posted on our facebook page:
Karen Hemmerle: Such sad news. John was a great inspiration to so
Gary W. Bourbonais: This is sad to hear...He will be missed......
Jessee J. Smith: Very sad news - John brought such a lot of wisdom
to Orchid. He will be missed.
Jean Stout Adkins: ah, the longer we didn't hear from him the more i
Thomas J Janstrom: How sad, He will be sorely missed. Thank you
passing on the news Hanuman......
Carrie Nunes: So sorry to hear that. What a dear and funny man.
Thank you for letting us know Hanuman.
Teresa Masters: Hanuman, Thanks for this sad word. John and I
continued a long correspondence after his wife became disabled. He
was a remarkably talented man and was enriched by a never ending
font of knowledge and an wonderful sharing personality. He was so
accepting of the changes in his life style, there is an incredible
message there for those of us who tenaciously hang on to life as we
once knew it. I will miss my exchange with John, he was indeed a
remarkable fellow. RIP John Burgess.
Rawiphan Hemwet: Sorry for sad news..
Philip John: Wells I live near John, but I only met him once, and
yes, he was very knowledgable and happy to share his knowledge, he
will be missed
Diana Lovett: RIP John, such a voice Orchid had, enjoyed his
Oliver Bleu: So very sad. Rest well, John Burgess, and thank you for
so generously sharing your wisdom! We are all diminished by this
Robyn Hawk: What a lovely man - sad to hear - thank you for posting
this and the contact info for the family....
Lisa Hawthorne: I will miss John, always looked forward to his post.
He was so knowledgeable in the physics side of things,not to mention
design as well.. Love to his family.
Nola Anna Tomaska: Farewell to a wonderful person. I was lucky
enough to have received some of his wisdom and good humor thanks to
orchid. Kind wishes to his family. Sad news...
Ken Gastineau: I can remember when John joined the listserve. He had
alot of class. May he RIP.
Pat Moses-Caudel: oh i am so sorry, he lived a full and varied life
and i was proud to call hiim friend