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Event: Derek Ziglar has passed away

I am very sad to share this, but the creator of this wonderful website and set of forums, Derek Ziglar, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Saturday, May 29, 2005 (confirmed by the New Mexico Suicide Survivors Support Group at 800-432-5239). Derek is survived by Ms. Stella Ziglar and by both parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Martha Ziglar, of Atlanta, Georgia.

Our heartfelt sympathies and prayers go out to Derek’s wife, Stella, his mother and father, Jim and Martha, to the rest of his family, and to his many friends, admirers and supporters in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Atlanta, Georgia, as well as around the country and world.

In addition to his deep love and thoughtfulness for his family and friends, Derek gave himself freely and caringly to anyone in need of help with any of his many areas of expertise. Derek genuinely loved to help people. His great intellect, wit and thoughtfulness will be sorely missed – Derek will be missed. He truly made a difference.

A Google search on “Derek Ziglar” plus “Santa Fe” and then on “New Mexico” offers a number of posts Derek made in the last year on various political and social topics. A search on “Derek Ziglar” plus “chronograph” yields many links to his posts on his passion for chronographic watches. Similarly, a search on “Derek Ziglar” plus “Atlanta” yields older links from his years in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Ziglar’s address in Santa Fe:
Mr. Derek Ziglar
301 State Road 503
Santa Fe, NM 87506
Tele: 505-670-1019

Derek’s consulting business website:

Derek’s website for chronographic watch information:
zOwie: Ziglar Omega Watch Information Exchange:

Information on the history of Derek’s site is at:

The Forums for Derek’s website are at:

Information on Derek’s consulting business through the New Mexico Internet Professionals Association is available at:

A “thank you” to Derek for co-creating the website:

Derek was cremated. The service was Saturday, June 4, at:
Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

We’ll really miss you, Derek.

I am so sorry.

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