Russell Kirsch
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Russel Kirsch was a computer scientist who was credited with inventing the pixel and being the first to scan a digital photograph.

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Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 13, 2020.
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September 17, 2020
My condolences.
August 20, 2020
Scott Chamberland
August 18, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Simone Taylor
August 16, 2020
Mr. Kirsch was an outstanding computer scientist. His great work will be remembered. Please accept my sincere condolences.
JE Sowell
August 16, 2020
My condolences to his friends and his family may he rest in peace I'm thanking him for his technology that's made my life so much better as a fellow photographer beam may he see the beauty of the afterlife
David P Call
Coworker
August 16, 2020
What a remarkable man. I did not know Mr. Kirsch except through his work. A true innovator and inventor, Mr. Kirsch really did change the world. Thank you. You will be missed. Blessings to your family.
Jane Alkon
Friend
August 15, 2020
The world is forever indebted to Russell Kirsch for his amazing contribution to digital photography. We are all able to see the world much better, thanks to him.
My sincerest condolences to the Kirsch family, may God give the comfort and strength you need as you go through this time of your loss.
August 15, 2020
Please accept my sincere condolences, May the Father of Tender mercies be with you all now and in the days to come and may he really comfort and soothe your mourning hearts.
K Thomas
August 14, 2020
My heartfelt condolences goes out to the Kirsch family for your loss. May these words bring a little comfort at this time of grief. Hope in our Creator, Jehovah. Hope is the fire in our hearts. Hope is the anchor that holds us firm. Hope is the light that shines like the sun as we see ourselves there in the new world to come. 2Petef 3:13.
Kay Richardson
August 14, 2020
A genius he was and I am so very thankful for what he did for Photography and Film! God bless his family! LJ’s Photography/Laura Jean Hoff, Jacksonville , FL
Laura Jean Hoff
Friend
August 14, 2020
My sincere condolence to the family of Russell Kirsch ,may God strengthen and comfort you during this most difficult time
Cas
August 14, 2020
May the memories carry you through this very difficult time.My condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. (Isa 61:1.)
Jan Deer
August 14, 2020
Heartfelt condolences to the Kirsch family, so very sorry for your loss, may God be with all of you in your time of sorrow.
August 13, 2020
Please accept our condolences. We are sorry for your loss. You all must be so very proud of Mr. Kirsch's remarkable legacy. In 1968, one of my instructors mentioned that some very impressive, mind boggling things would happen in the future and he was right! WOW!!!



GM, Jacksom MS
August 13, 2020
It took me a while to understand what a pixel really was. Mr Kirsch invented this complicated thing called pixel for our enjoyment and we thank him for that. To the family I am truly sorry for your loss and offer my condolences.
Steele
August 13, 2020
In loving memory of a true science genius and a wonderful person. The world will love you and miss you always. Your pioneering work will always be there.
Aniruddha Kundu
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