Perry Johnson was an inspiration to me. He not only made me a considerably better writer but he also let me paint his house for money when I was a broke graduate student. I loved his subtle humor, and watching him and the janitor share a guitar and play songs together at a UT staff Christmas party. My condolences to the family. Perry (I mean Dr. Johnson :)) will always have a place in my heart. Take solice in the fact he helped so many people and that his time on earth made such a difference.