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Stan Flack, MacCentral founder, passes

updated 06:20 pm EDT, Mon April 14, 2008

Stan Flack passes

Stan Flack, a pioneer of the Mac journalism industry and the founder of MacCentral, has passd away at his home in Prince Edward Island, Canada, reports Macworld. Flack founded MacCentral in the mid-90s, and his site was later acquired by Mac Publishing LLC. Jim Dalrymple, who worked with Flack in the early day of MacCentral wrote: "Stan has been in the Mac industry since 1994 when MacCentral first went online as a weekly publication. Things were a lot different back then--the Internet as we know it was in its infancy--but Stan saw a way to make a successful business. We both worked at a local newspaper back then and often chatted about having our own business, being our own boss and ruling the world. To a large degree a lot of those goals were accomplished."

Flack reportedly suffered from congential liver disease, which was diagnosed within the past few months.




by MacNN Staff

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  1. chas_m

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    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Great loss to all

    Stan was one of the pioneers of internet Mac journalism and made MacCentral a world-class stop for Mac users hungry for the latest news.

    He was also a terrific boss.

    He'll be greatly missed by those who knew him and visited his sites.

  1. MyRightEye

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    did it right

    Hey Stan. We met more than a few times in the press lounges at different MacWorlds. You set the bar for Mac-centric journalism. Sorry to see you go.

  1. cube-dude

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Thanks, Stan ...

    Your contributions throughout the Mac community will be missed. MacMinute was quite a contender, and shall not be forgotten or die without a salute to you from all of us who enjoyed Mac news and rumors. *Thank you.*

    cube-dude New York, NY

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