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In Memory of Mike Karels

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Mike Karels, a pivotal
figure in the history of BSD UNIX, a respected member of the FreeBSD
community, and the Deputy Release Engineer for the FreeBSD
Project.  Mike’s contributions to the development and advancement of
BSD systems were profound and have left an indelible mark on the

Mike’s vision and dedication were instrumental in shaping the FreeBSD
we know and use today.  His legacy will continue to inspire and guide
us in our future endeavors.

Our thoughts are with Mike’s family, friends, and all who knew him.  He
will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to the FreeBSD
Foundation to fund future FreeBSD projects.

The FreeBSD Foundation is hosting a tribute page to share thoughts and
memories of Mike and receive donations in his memory: