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Author Topic: Karen Kenworthy RIP  (Read 8755 times)

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Karen Kenworthy RIP
« on: April 25, 2011, 06:42:16 PM »
I was very sad to hear of the death of Karen Kenworthy (KarenWare.com) earlier this month.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2011, 07:00:45 PM »
I was wondering why none of her programs had been updated for a while.  May she rest peace!

Here is the Obituary

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2011, 07:04:50 PM »
Oh wow that's really sad.  Her software has been mentioned many times on our site.

« Last Edit: April 25, 2011, 07:31:16 PM by mouser »

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2011, 07:36:25 PM »
That is indeed very sad news. She will be missed by many.




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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2011, 08:28:18 PM »
I'm very sorry to hear this news, R.I.P. Karen.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2011, 09:48:29 PM »
RIP, sad news

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2011, 12:00:28 AM »
I used a few of her programs back in the day. They worked and that alone is a great compliment!

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2011, 02:00:52 AM »
Sad news. I learned about it today in a mail from her brother.


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Dear Friends, I suspect that many of you have noticed that the last issue of Karen's Power Tools Newsletter was dated March 17, 2010, and you may have been anxiously awaiting another. It is with great sadness that I write to tell you of Karen's death on April 12, 2011, after a long struggle with several debilitations, including diabetes. I know that Karen touched many of you with her kindness, wit, creativity and encouragement. She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend. And she was a pretty darned good programmer, too. We are deeply grieving her loss. For now, Karen's server is still running, the programs she has written can still be downloaded, and donations can still be made through the website. We are also working to fill all CD orders that have been submitted or mailed.

It is difficult to make business decisions while grieving. So, at this point, I cannot say what will be the future of KarenWare.com, except to say that we will certainly continue Karen's commitment to safeguard your privacy as shown at the Privacy link of KarenWare.com. Many of you have already written many kinds words of condolence and comfort. Please know that we greatly appreciate you. If you care to make a contribution in her honor, she was a long-time supporter of The Dohnavur Fellowship, a special children's ministry in southern India. You can learn more about them at www.DohnavurFellowship.org.

All we ask is that you remember her whenever you take the case off of your computer, contemplate removing entries from your Windows Registry, listen to Bob Wills or Riders in the Sky, or wave and say 'Hi!' to anyone on the 'net. May God richly bless you, as He has all those who knew Karen. Bill Kenworthy Karen's brother

I still have her Directory Printer; "it works".
« Last Edit: April 26, 2011, 02:03:41 AM by Curt »

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2011, 02:51:28 AM »
I just received the letter from her brother too - very sad day.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2011, 11:16:39 AM »
Yes, I too received the letter that her brother sent out.  I was stunned and saddened.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2011, 03:58:12 PM »
Sad news to hear. Karen was a talented programmer and a nice person who will be missed.

My condolences to friends and family.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2011, 07:53:57 PM »
Prayers and condolences to family and friends.

May Karen rest in peace.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2011, 08:17:45 PM »
News of her passing is a shock and a shame.  I enjoyed her programs immensely and she seemed to have a caring personality.  We need more Karen's in this world.

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Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2011, 08:42:45 AM »
Her Programs will live on!  I am sorry that we lost a member of the newsletter community. Karen's newsletter Email was read by thousands of people that enjoyed her writing.