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In memory of Donna Buenaventura


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#1 Grinler

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:43 PM

I learned today that Donna Buenaventura passed away unexpectedly on December 13, 2011. Donna was the site owner of Calendar of Updates, a long time security blogger, a Microsoft MVP, and someone who stood by me as I started BleepingComputer.

We have all lost someone important to computer security and she will be sorely missed.

Rest in peace Donna!

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 02:05 PM

Sad news... Rest in peace Donna!
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 02:11 PM

I remember Donna. She made me feel very welcome at CoU. She was a class act! RIP Donna. You'll be missed.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 02:37 PM

Very sad News!

The anti-malware community lost a very talented and dedicated member.

R.I.P. Donna!
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 04:35 PM

I didn't know Donna but my thoughts and prayers go out to her family ! As she was a friend of yours Lawrence I'm very sorry for your Loss ! :rip:
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 11:30 PM

I am a new member to Bleeping Computer and I wish to send my condolences out to all who knew Donna and her family. I am so sorry to have read something like this today. May she rest in peace and to all be comforted by your warm and fond memories of her.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 03:33 AM

Rest in peace, Donna. Your efforts won't be forgotten.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 12:26 PM

Very sad news....
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 02:16 PM

Very sad... I took my very first 2 malware classes there... Man she was so good at many things...

Love you Donna!! :flowers:

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 07:45 PM

As I already said over at CoU, Donna's passing came as a shock and my condolences to everyone. :(
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 04:23 PM

Rest in peace!

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 06:50 PM

Rest in Peace Donna, your contribution to the computer world will not be forgotten..
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Posted 12 February 2012 - 01:02 PM

Sorry to hear that. RIP.
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 11:52 AM

I brushed "cyber-shoulders" with "Donna" - a long time ago!
"Class-act", "Stellar, individual"!
My perception - she had a very, good "Heart"!!

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 04:19 PM

You may rest in peace Donna! :rip:
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