I am the web developer at JILA. Many of you have been lucky enough to be in Debbie's immediate world of science and family. Some of us were a bit further out, and yet, still touched.
Debbie's accomplishments have no boundary or qualification. That said, as a woman in a non-traditional field, who looks around herself and sees few people who look like her, Debbie inspired me from afar--even though she likely never knew that.
I just wanted her family, colleagues, and friends to know that her influence cast a far wider circle than they might even imagine, and they are all in my thoughts.