On November 10, Erick S. Dyke, 41, died of complications arising after a battle with cancer. Dyke was the president and co-founder of Orlando, Florida based video game company n-Space.
Over n-Space's 14-year history Dyke served as its president, and together with his partner Dan O'Leary, created numerous hit video game titles, including CALL OF DUTY (DS), RUGRATS (PS and PS2), STAR WARS (DS), and MARY KATE & ASHLEY. Dyke was also involved in the creation and marketing of the company's original games, including TIGERSHARK (PC) and GEIST (Gamecube).
n-Space's will continue under Mr. O'Leary's leadership.
Both within the company he loved and the video game industry as a whole, Dyke was an inspiration to all those with whom he worked and touched. He will be remembered for his courage, vision, creativity, and love of life. Dyke's wife Michelle, parents Michael and Greta Dyke, and his brother Matthew survive him.
A permanent scholarship fund has been created in his memory at Dyke's alma mater, Michigan Technological University, located in Houghton, Michigan. For more information, visit www.mtf.mtu.edu/dykescholarship.com. Dyke also requested people visit the websites www.donoharm.us and www.one.org.