Friends and colleagues unite in support of the family of Eduard Burceag.

SEATTLE, WA ó June 13, 2008) - Eduard Burceag, Active Voiceís Director of Engineering for Linux-based products, heroically lost his life atop Mount Rainier on the morning of Tuesday, June 10th.

This was a very special place in the hearts of Eduard and his family.

As we all know, this Sunday is Fatherís Day. This will be exceptionally difficult for Eduardís wife and two young sons (ages 3 and 5).

Eduardís friends and his Active Voice colleagues have established a fund for the surviving members of the Burceag family through Bank of America.

This fund provides for the immediate care and long-term education for Eduardís children.

Donations to the Burceag Family Assistance Fund can be made at any Bank of America branch.

For more information on how you can donate to this fund, please contact Bank of America at (206) 585-4825.

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