Carnegie Mellon University professor Dr. Randy Pausch, 47, died of pancreatic cancer today. Pausch inspired the nation with his “last lecture,” a moving discussion of his life and his approaching death. This story became the subject of a best seller and his lecture below was viewed by millions.
Pausch died in his family home in Virginia, where he moved so that his wife could be close to her family. He showed the new home in his lecture below.
His courage and dignity was amazing. He left his children, his students, his colleagues, and the nation a great gift in this unique lecture.
For the moving last lecture, click here.