On Sunday afternoon, March 26th, the Midwest Furfest Twitter account announced the passing of Dan Hauschild.
The entire #FurFest family is saddened to report the passing of previous chairman, longtime staffer, @takazajw. We will miss you dearly.
Mr. Hauschild, known among the fandom as Takaza Wolf, was a former chairman of Midwest Furfest, as well as having served on the staff of AnthroCon and Mephit Furmeet. He is survived by his husband, Duncan da Husky. Hauschild was 41.