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In Memory of Stone White

By July 16, 2022Announcements

This past week, we lost our dear friend, colleague, and true champion of the open source community. Stone White passed away suddenly in the company of his family.

Stone was a wonderful human being and a strong supporter and believer of our open source community. He believed open-source could be used to build a better future through collaboration by allowing everyone to participate.

Many of our community members worked with him through his efforts; most prominently, he led the translation of all of our documentation and QGroundControl into Chinese. Contributions that helped thousands of people and will continue to do so.

You will be forever missed, Stone.

Sharing Memories

Please submit a pull request on Github here if you want to leave a memorial message for Stone. We will ensure his family gets a copy of the messages from our community.

Memorial Fund

Dronecode has arranged with his family to establish a memorial fund to support them. Donations can be made to his family here.

Stone White presenting to the Chinese community, the text reads, “open source allows anyone to participate in the process of innovation, to make the world a better place, together.”
Ramón Roche

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Ramon is Dronecode's General Manager, you can read more about him on LinkedIn

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