Typo was the nickname of a man who chatted at TBI Chat.
He chatted at MGH Neurology Chat Rooms with the nickname of Deimos or Phobos.
Typo's brain injury story in his own words can be found at In Site of Deimos.
Typo's death certificate is dated 2 May 2001.
Athena was moved by the outpouring of love for him at TBI Chat.
Her aim is to make a place for people to share their memories with Typo's family and hopefully receive comfort for their grief.
No. Even though Typo was an avid cyclist and received two concussions while riding, he died peacefully at home of natural causes.
The preliminary autopsy report did not indicate an exact cause of death.
The medical examiner did not have the records of his two brain injuries. The revised death notice gives a fuller, more precise cause of death:
"Acute cardiac Arrhymia and Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis."
Shortly before his death, Typo had been experiencing shortness of breath and tiring easily.
He was out collecting kindling from the orchard and after about five minutes he was sweating.
He said, "I'm not used to feeling cotton-mouthed and slightly nauseated after 10 minutes of
He concluded that he was "more sensitive to temperatures this year".
Typo's neighbors held a memorial gathering with a potluck meal on
Saturday May 19th. They were gracious enough to invite the family and
Typo's brothers and sister participated. They ate a meal outside on a yard that
overlooks a big piece of Typo's property and then gathered in a circle
and told stories about Typo. It was a deeply moving experience to hear
how many people were touched by Typo.
Typo's friends at TBI Chat had an online Memorial for him.
Typo is survived by his mother, father, two brothers, one sister, and their children.
Of course, you can use the E-mail or the Guest Book to send your message.
All public messages archived at the TBI Chat Message Boards are being forwarded to his family.
Typo was cremated and the ashes were given to his parents.
Typo lived in a small town in Western Massachusetts.
He was born in New York.
Yes. Send your message to Typo's Tea
and it will be made into a webpage as time permits.
Answers provided by family and friends
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The music is Memories, copright 2001 by composer Bruce DeBoerand used with his permission. You may visit his site here:
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In Site of Deimos