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RIP Chuck Peddle [message #389389] Fri, 20 December 2019 23:54 Go to next message
Tom Lake is currently offline  Tom Lake
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Chuck Peddle the designer of the 6502 microprocessor and Commodore PET passed away on Dec. 15. Another great man gone. You'll be missed, Chuck!
Re: RIP Chuck Peddle [message #389393 is a reply to message #389389] Sat, 21 December 2019 02:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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To see memorials to him, go to

https://www.team6502.org

and

https://wdc65xx.com/in-memoriam-of-chuck-peddle

Sincerely,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group
http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network
http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan
Re: RIP Chuck Peddle [message #389396 is a reply to message #389393] Sat, 21 December 2019 07:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ian McCall is currently offline  Ian McCall
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<rbernardo@iglou.com> wrote:
> To see memorials to him, go to
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> https://www.team6502.org
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> and
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> https://wdc65xx.com/in-memoriam-of-chuck-peddle
>

Very sorry to hear this. This person has had a massive influence on my life
and I didn’t even know him personally. The creation of the 6502 directly
lead to the home computing boom, and the early micro scene was essentially
conjured from thin air between 6502 and Zilog’s Z80.

I loves it. Went into computing as a career and here I am all these years
later. Thanks Chuck.



Ian
Re: RIP Chuck Peddle [message #389524 is a reply to message #389389] Tue, 24 December 2019 03:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Tristan Miller is currently offline  Tristan Miller
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Greetings.

On 21/12/2019 05.54, Tom Lake wrote:
> Chuck Peddle the designer of the 6502 microprocessor and Commodore
> PET passed away on Dec. 15. Another great man gone. You'll be missed,
> Chuck!


Very sorry to hear about this. Apart from his technical
accomplishments, I got the impression that he was a nice guy. He was
always happy to speak at length about his role in the microcomputer
industry for historians and tech writers.

Regards,
Tristan

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Re: RIP Chuck Peddle [message #389527 is a reply to message #389524] Sat, 28 December 2019 01:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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More articles on the passing of Chuck are found at

https://hackaday.com/2019/12/25/honoring-chuck-peddle-father -of-the-6502-and-the-chips-that-went-with-it/

and

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/24/technology/chuck-peddle-d ead.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_191226?campaign_ id=2&instance_id=14779&segment_id=19878&user_id= 52e9bd8191fe2014c39ec1549b47f2c1&regi_id=311626211226

and on the front page of

https://www.commodore.ca/

Sincerely,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Re: RIP Chuck Peddle [message #389531 is a reply to message #389527] Thu, 02 January 2020 01:44 Go to previous message
RobertB is currently offline  RobertB
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And another article on the passing of Chuck...

https://bangordailynews.com/2019/12/23/news/bangor/chuck-ped dle-umaine-grad-whose-invention-paved-the-way-for-personal-c omputing-dies-at-82/

plus a Maine Alumni Association article written when he was alive...

https://www.umainealumni.com/magazine/he-changed-the-world/

His obituary has appeared at Legacy.com. See

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/santacruzsentinel/obituary .aspx?n=charles-peddle-chuck&pid=194838073&fhid=8818

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
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