Re: [Videolib] Sad News

Rick Provine (
Thu, 12 Jan 2006 08:20:27 -0500


Thanks for letting us know. Wow. Just awful. Michael was always a
highlight of any gathering!


>>> 1/11/2006 7:44 PM >>>

>>Hello all:

I regret to have to forward this really terrible news. Those of us
who knew (and were routinely corrupted by) Michael, will deeply miss
his friendship, energy, goofy world view, his love of classic rock
and roll, cowboy boots, good cigars, and exotic brews. He will be
dearly and deeply missed.


>>It is with deep sadness that I inform you of the death of our
colleague and
>>friend Michael Dash of Carousel Film and Video. Michael passed away
>>past Monday after suffering from 3rd degree burns over 75% of his
>>after a fire in his home over 2 months ago. Michael will be buried
>>Thursday in Queens.
>>Please keep David and Edith Dash in your prayers, as well as
>>sister, Penny Wasserman and her family.
>>Sally Wellman
>>Chair, National Media Market
>>State Library of Louisiana

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley


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