Jeff Zandi has Passed Away

Jeff Zandi, known to the Myst community for his counterpart in Uru and widely known in Magic the Gathering circles has passed away according to his Facebook page

Ty Thomason also touched upon Jeff’s death in his blog entry “Jeff Zandi and the Texas Magic Hall of Fame”:

Life has a funny way of sneaking up on you.

Jeff Zandi has passed away, and with his absence there will be a hole that can never be filled. Texas Magic will never be the same.

Throughout the history of Magic in Texas, Zandi has been pretty much the only constant. When I started playing competitively in 2003 he already had the respect of the entire community. It seemed to me he was the elder statesman of Texas Magic, and that he’d always been that way.

Read the rest of Ty Thomason’s blog post.