sad news to report

hello everyone. it is with a heavy heart, I have to bring all of you some sad news. I just found out that tune head, who was a regular contributor to this site for many years, has died at 10:37 eastern time last night. I just thought I would inform all of you of this sad news, and we will miss his Wonderfull posts.


Very sad

My condolences to all who knew him.

RIP @Toonhead

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

This is extremely sad news.

Although I didn't know Chris personally, I do know what he brought to AppleVis, and that was a lot.

You need only look at the current comments on Twitter to know that Chris enriched the lives of so many, and that he will be sorely missed.

My thoughts go out to all of Chris' family and friends.

RIP @Toonhead

My condolences

Member of the AppleVis Blog Team

I didn’t know him personally either, but I do remember him as a contributor of high quality posts to AppleVis. I will miss his presence here, and my condolences to all of his family and friends.

Yes, he will be missed

Club AppleVis Member

I always enjoyed reading his posts, and he had some great information to pass along. Best to his family.

Prayers for family and friends


Thanks for letting us know. My prayers go out to Chris' family and friends. He was always willing to answer our questions and provide helpful information on Apple and iPhones.

RIP Chris

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

For as long as I can remember, Chris (Toonhehead) was a regular contributor to AppleVis. He was always on the site, answering questions; contributing to discussions; and just helping out wherever he could in general. While we had a dedicated podcast team, Chris was a member; most memorably for me, he was a panelist on what I would consider one of the best AppleVis Extras I've had the honor of leading. To those who knew Chris much better than I did, please accept my condolences and prayers.

I miss my buddy

Chris, AKA, Toonhead loved people and helping when he could. He was a good guy and I will always remember the good times we had.

RIP Toonhead

I had never met Chris in person, but whenever I talked to him or even just interacted via comments on forums like this, he was always kind and seemed to enjoy contributing to the conversation and/or helping others to figure things out. He also kept it real and didn't sugar coat things, a trait I like. May he rest in peace. My condolences to his close friends and family.


I don't know him very well but I enjoy reading the stuff that he put out here. You will be missed dearly. Rest in peace eternally.

Truly sad

This is truly sad and such a shock. I didn't know Chris either but I always enjoyed reading his posts. May he rest in peace. My condolences to his family and friends.

sad news

Club AppleVis Member

I didn't know Chris but have seen many of his posts here on applevis and social media. He was always very helpful with answers to difficult tech questions. He will be missed.


Club AppleVis Member

Didn't he just post something on how many keystrokes it took to spellcheck text in iOS? Chris had a good sense of humor and I always made it a point to read his posts. You will be missed, Chris. My condolences to his family and friends.

RIP Toonhead

Member of the AppleVis Blog Team

Toonhead, Thank you for spending some of your time with us. You will be missed!
My sincere condolences.

I will miss his posts

I did not know him personally but actually cried a tear for him because he has done so incredibly much for AppleVis and we all will miss his posts. He was awesome.
Rest In Peace.
And I mean it.

Very sad news. RIP, Toonhead

I did not have the pleasure to meet Toonhead, but by reading his posts you could tell he was a great guy. My prayers and condolences go out to the family, friends and all who had the pleasure and the fortune to meet him.
RIP, Toonhead. The Applevis community will miss him.

Rip @toonhead

I had gotten to read his posts on here, as well as the Window-Eyes email list when Window-Eyes existed. If I remember correctly, he even replied to some of my posts on there before. I will miss him as well. My sincerest condolences to his friends who knew him, and his family.

Rest in peace.

Didn't know him much.

Hi all. This is indeed very sad news. I got a tweet from Liam Erven last night and just stopped what I was doing in total shock. I remember seeing him on here and many other places around the net contributing to 1 thing or another. He always had an awesome writing style and was willing to help anyone in any way he could. I'm sad he has left us, but, he is in a better place now. I will always remember the things he gave to us all. My deepest prayers go out to his friends and family.


Even though I am a new member of Applevis, Tunehead's posts were quite enjoyable and informative for me. May he rest in peace and may his family be consoled.

He will be missed

He will be missed. His posts were always great on here and on Twitter!! I did not know him very well other than a couple conversations we had on Twitter, and my condolences go to all who know him.

rip TuneHead

One of the best handles on Applevis!
A fun guy with a big heart and a big brain! I paid attention TuneHead!
Deepest condolences to his good friends and family!

rip tunehead

While I didn't know tunehead well, my prayers and best wishes are with his family and friends. I only spoke with him on facebook messenger a couple of times, but from his posts and our conversations, I could tell that he really cared about others.

RIP Chris

I only knew Toonhead from his posts out here, but he was always so helpful and had so much to offer. Rest in peace... thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

R.I.P. TuneHead

I didn't really know him that well, but I always did enjoy his posts and always appreciated his help.

My condolences to his spouse and family and you will be missed.

RIP @Toonhead

App DeveloperClub AppleVis Member

Very sad to hear, I didn't really get to know him very much, but in the short space of time I have been visiting AppleVis, I noticed he was a great poster and had a lot of help and advice to give to everyone. He also helped us tremendously with feedback about our app, all of which was well thought out and extremely useful.

My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
Rest in peace.

Ditto from Me

I did not know Chris personally, but really enjoyed his contributions to ACB Radio and to AppleVis. May you rest in peace Chris. My sincerest condolences go out to his friends and family.


Wow. I was wondering why I haven’t seen him post here in applevis recently. Now I have my answer.

While I didn’t know him personally, the bits and pieces he posted here in applevis about himself gave me an idea of who he was. While we disagreed at times, he brought balance, kindness and help to those who needed it or not. Whether someone asked for help or opinion, he gave it to them. His posts made me think, laugh and at times mad but that was who he was and I’m glad to have read his posts.

So long, my forum friend. May you rest in peace.

R.i.p Toonhead!

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

Chris was the first blind person I ever interacted with online back in 2002. He ran Winamp4theblind and was always both welcoming and patient with new users. I've never met him in-person, but have gotten to "know" him quite well online over the past 15 years. His sense of humor and willingness to help others will be very much missed on AppleVis and other online places.

RIP tunehead

Wow. When I saw the tweet, I stopped in total shocked. RIP tunehead, he will be missed by all involved in the community. He always posted great content to the community, and he always replyed to every post, including mine. Prayers go to his family and friends.