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Gene Wolf dead at 63

Gene Wolf, longtime radio host of the Random Access show, guest host of the Point 'n' Click TV show and for many years the most famous advocate of Apple's computers in the Syracuse area Mac community, died last week in Tennessee. He was killed in a family dispute.

Read my tribute to Gene.

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Technology writer and photographer Al Fasoldt writes about consumer technology for Technofile Online in Syracuse, New York, USA. He and his wife, Nancy, host workshops in computers and photography.

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Longtime partner on radio show dies
Gene Wolf and me on location.
Copyright © 2015 Al Fasoldt. All rights reserved.

GENE WOLF, shown on location with me at Wayne's Computer store in Elbridge many years ago, helped popularize Apple's Mac computers in Central New York at a time when Mac sales were falling. When he bought the first iPad and demonstrated it on the air, I told him it would go nowhere. It was just one example of Gene's sixth sense in marketing and product development. He died in a shootout this month. Read my tribute to Gene Wolf here.

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