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In Memoriam:

Dan Kohn
November 20, 1972 – November 1, 2020

Dan Kohn

Dan Kohn
General Manager, Linux Foundation Public Health
Former Executive Director, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Co-Founder, Core Infrastructure Initiative
Formation COO, The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is deeply saddened at the recent passing of our longtime colleague and dear friend, Dan Kohn. Dan was one of the great open source leaders of our time, a brilliant mind –  devoted to giving back to the community, and a loving husband and father who will truly be missed forever.

Dan’s lifelong desire was to help others. From serving as a volunteer firefighter in college to founding Linux Foundation Public Health at the height of the pandemic to assist in the worldwide fight against COVID-19, he never stopped finding ways to make a positive and lasting impact. We are forever grateful for Dan’s many contributions and accomplishments and will continue to honor his legacy of constant collaboration, sharing, and compassion in everything that we do.

To learn more about Dan’s remarkable life, please read this article by CeCe Coffin – a friend of Dan’s family:

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College Fund Donation

Donations to Adam and Ellis’ college funds can be made through Ugift. To donate, please proceed to the website and enter the Ugift code into the field on the homepage.

Ugift Code: X0S-65D

Wildlife SOS Donation

WildLife SOS

Donations can be made in Dan’s memory to Wildlife SOS. Please leave a note mentioning Dan in your donation.