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The Canadian Computer Science community mourns the death of Professor Janusz (John) Brzozowski on October 24, 2019.

Professor Brzozowski joined the University of Waterloo in 1967 and was an incredible pillar of strength in the School of Computer Science and University as a whole.  He wrote almost 200 papers (five in 2019 alone), and served as Chair of the Department of Computer Science twice (from 1978-1983 and 1987-1989).  In 2016 John was awarded a CS-Can|Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his many contributions to Computer Science in Canada and beyond.

CS-Can|Info-Can conveys our condolences to John’s family.  He will be greatly missed in the in the research community and by his many friends and colleagues.