With sadness, I forward to the PODC mailing list the following
message from Jay Misra:

> To: the friends and associates of E.W. Dijkstra
>
> Edsger died at 11PM on Tuesday, August 6th, at his home in Neunen,
> the Netherlands. The end came quietly; he simply stopped breathing.
> His wife, Ria, and all his children were with him at the end.
>
> --
> Jayadev Misra