One of my oldest SL friends, Nancy R, whom I met in SL whilst I was still writing 'AFK' (and who was also the first person to read it when it was finished) passed away this morning after an all-too-brief battle with cancer. Nancy really was one of the nicest people I've met in the metaverse and I can't quite believe I won't ever again enjoy her witty, easygoing conversation. I am shocked by the speed with which this kind and gentle person has been taken from us.
Rest in peace, Nancy. I'm grateful to have known you.