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All - 

I?m writing to share the sad news that Charlie Bachman has passed away.  Bachman won the Turing Award in 1973 and was best known for his work on databases, although he also made major contributions to network architecture (including as the prime mover behind OSI?s 7-layer model).  

Obituaries have been published by the NY Times and Washington Post (links below).  Information about a memorial service and donations also is below.  

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/16/technology/charles-w-bachman-dies.html <https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/16/technology/charles-w-bachman-dies.html>
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/charles-bachman-engineer-who-devised-a-better-way-to-manage-data-dies-at-92/2017/07/16/8eb8ebde-6a36-11e7-96ab-5f38140b38cc_story.html <https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/charles-bachman-engineer-who-devised-a-better-way-to-manage-data-dies-at-92/2017/07/16/8eb8ebde-6a36-11e7-96ab-5f38140b38cc_story.html>

Best regards,

Andy



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>> From: Chandini Bachman <bachandini at zoho.com <mailto:bachandini at zoho.com>>
>> Subject: Charlie Bachman Memorial Service is July 23 - Please share
>> Date: July 14, 2017 at 18:24:29 EDT
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>> Charlie Bachman?s children invite you to celebrate his life at a Memorial Service on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium at Brookhaven-at-Lexington, 1010 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02421.  Please R.S.V.P. for the Memorial Service to: chandinibachman at gmail.com <mailto:chandinibachman at gmail.com>.
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>> Surrounded by his family Charlie, 92, passed away at home in Lexington, Massachusetts, on July 13, 2017.  Our mother Connie preceded him in death in 2012.
>> 
>>  
>> Donations in Charlie?s honor may be made to the Charles Babbage Institute, Center for the History of Information Technology, University of Minnesota Libraries, where his professional papers are archived -- Charles Babbage Institute, 222 - 21st Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, or online directly to CBI through this link: <https://makingagift.umn.edu/onlinegiving/enterOnlineGiving.do?owner=O_CBI&desc_source=UWXX_CSEN_SITE <https://makingagift.umn.edu/onlinegiving/enterOnlineGiving.do?owner=O_CBI&desc_source=UWXX_CSEN_SITE>"> . 
>> 
>>  
>> Thank you for your lifetime of friendship and support for our parents.
>>  
>> Sincerely,
>>  
>> Chandini Margaret Bachman
>> 4710 Bethesda Ave Apt 502
>> Bethesda, MD 20814
>> 202-487-3482
>>  
>> Thomas Hadley Bachman
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