Dear members of FDSN WGII,
We know many of you are direct colleagues of Rick Benson at the IRIS DMC, thus we are posting this letter here. Apologies in advance for the intrusion on the normal flow of FDSN business on this list.
We have very sad news to share with all of you on behalf of our community. This past Sunday, February 6, 2022, we lost our dear friend and colleague Rick Benson to a tragic accident while he was trimming trees to help his community and neighbors. Rick has been a hu…