Dan Strassberg

Sean Smyth ssmyth@alumni.psu.edu
Thu Feb 13 15:40:48 EST 2020

This saddens me. I learned something from every one of his posts. The
younger posters here then (myself included) probably didn’t show the proper

I also miss the volume on this list. So much so, in fact, that I totally
forgot about our bottom-posting etiquette. (I'll blame Gmail and Outlook.)

On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:30 AM Donna Halper <dlh@donnahalper.com> wrote:

> On 2/13/2020 6:46 AM, Sean Smyth wrote:
> > Someone posted here in recent years about Dan. He was then in his 80s and
> > wasn’t really online anymore. His anecdotes and his knowledge are missed,
> > and it’s great that they’re on the record.
> I am told that Dan passed away, though I have never found an obit for
> him (I found one for his wife, from back in 1988 but never one for him).
> He was born in 1935, so yes he would be quite old by now. On the other
> hand, Joe Ross does indeed still check in, and reports of my death are
> greatly exaggerated. My birthday is tomorrow, in fact. We have lost some
> good folks from our earliest incarnations of this list, and I miss that
> time when so many people used to post.
> --
> Donna L. Halper, PhD
> Associate Professor of Communication & Media Studies
> Lesley University, Cambridge MA

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