Currie Colket, a long-time advocate of Ada, passed away on December 23rd. Currie was best known for his work on ASIS, leading to the ISO standardization of ASIS.
One of the original Ada proponents, in the 1980s he served as the Navy Deputy to the Ada Joint Program Office. He was extremely active in the Ada community for many years.
(Thanks to SIGAda and especially David Cook for providing this summary of Currie’s career.)