Philippe Remacle was one of the pillars of the French Wikisource. He started to contribute on September, 2006 making more than 19,000 contributions. According to his family he passed away on March 11, 2011. He specialized in Greek and Latin text and their translation into French, and imported numerous texts to Wikisource: here is a translation of Homer for instance, here's Plautus' entire theater, and here's an illustration for Le Vicaire de Wakefield; his help was invaluable in these matters and he was always ready to give it to anyone who asked for it.
Mark D. Fisher passed away on 30 April 2011 in Williamsburg, Virginia, at the age of 59. Starting in 2002, Fisher was a prolific contributor of content to Wikipedia, particularly in the areas of Virginia history and transportation. His credits include five featured articles, twelve good articles and an amazing eighty-eight "Did you know" articles. Fisher became an administrator in 2005, but he rarely used the administrative tools. His administrative philosophy was to focus on content, collaboration and building the community. Accordingly, he was unfailingly kind to new editors and veterans alike. His Wikipedia username was a reference to Virginia Overland Transportation (VOTC), a company he founded with his parents, where he served as president for many years. Fisher retired from VOTC in 2005 so that he could be his mother's full-time caregiver.
Codf1977 passed away on 31 August 2011 after a battle with illness. Codf1977 was an active and valued editor between August 2009 and his retirement in May 2011, making over 11,000 contributions to Wikipedia. He edited numerous pages on universities and other tertiary education institutions and applied his expertise to important and often difficult maintenance tasks such as deletions, sockpuppet investigations and the protection of biographies of living persons.
Note: Condolences can be left at Robert's guestbook. An obituary can be viewed here.
Robert P Lemiszki Jr. passed away on September 16, 2011 at the age of 26. Robert gave up ambitions of becoming a teacher and joined the U.S. Marine Corps after high school; he served two deployments in Iraq, as well as one in Japan. Robert received several medals and other decorations during his military career, and attained the rank of Sergeant. During his four years at Wikipedia, he was active with the Military history Project and Operation Majestic Titan as well as the Marine Corps and battleship portals. He became an administrator in April 2011, shortly before becoming inactive the following month. According to his userpage, he struggled with posttraumatic stress disorder.
James A. "Jim" Cubbin was born in 1947. He was raised and have lived all his life in California. He passed away in August 29, 2011 He was survived by his wife, Yong; son, Charles Cubbin; mother, Margaret Cubbin of Fountain Valley; sister, Laurie Cubbin of Albuquerque; brother, Richard Cubbin of Huntington Beach; nephew, Tom Cubbin and niece Kelly Cubbin of Huntington Beach. He was very active in Wikipedia. He announced his sickness at about the same time on his Wikipedia user page and on his Facebook page.
Frank "Onno" Braun was active in the English Wikipedia and edited articles about Germany, Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun. He passed away on November 18, 2011 at his home, near Berlin, surrounded by family. For those who is wondering about this website, Frank was working on a biography of Eva Braun at the time of his death and his son, Mark, will continue his work but will not publish his book.