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#21 ZTEK


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 10:37 AM

Really sad news, my more heartfelt condolences to you, his family and friends...


I never met Paul, I never spoke with him, but I'm feel part of this family group, of which Paul was certainly a very important member, and for this reason I have a very deep sense of sadness...


Thanks Paul, we will remember you...



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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:23 AM

No!  This is  so sad to hear.  Paul, go easy my friend. I will always value the time you took at all hours to help me see, understand and learn. Your patience and persistence and creative thinking was truly remarkable.  My best wishes to the ADS family and Paul's family.

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 01:59 PM

Really sad news indeed.  


Paul was always there offering a helping hand, trying very hard to keep FormZ working for us all.  His support will be truly missed.


Sending Love from the FormZ community to his family and friends!

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 02:07 PM

I am stunned and sitting here in a state of shock.


Thank you Paul for all your help over the years with FZ.   If I may speak for the FZ community - you are our hero, you were definitely mine.  So, sorry to hear that for this last year you had to struggle living with cancer.  This did not come through with any of your email answers to our questions.


Condolences to everyone at AutoDesSys, to Paul's family and friends.


Paul, I will miss you sorely.



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#25 Smarttec


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 04:46 PM

This man was truly helpful and couteous in all the many years that I have had the pleasure of knowing him. I am saddened by the news and wish those who knew him better, particularly his family my sincere condolences.


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 07:05 PM

My condolences to Paul’s family and friends and everyone at AutoDesSys. He leaves behind a huge space that will be felt for a long time by many people.    


Goodby Paul,



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Posted 16 March 2017 - 02:53 AM

My deepest condolences go to Paul's family and also the formZ family as his spirit lives on.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 09:33 AM

Thank you to everyone for your thoughtful messages. They mean a lot to us and to his family. Paul decided not to share his illness so as not to distract from his support of the community. He often answered emails and forum posts while at long chemo sessions or late at night when he was unable to sleep.


He set the standard for customer care that we will continue as we honor his determination and eternal optimism.

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#29 DennisA


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 02:37 PM

I will truly miss Paul, I consider him one of the fmz tech masters on the team... thought the years coming thru with many fmz solutions & workarounds.

The very best regards & condolences to his family & friends.

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#30 R2D2


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 09:33 AM

Really sad news - my condolences to Paul's family and friends.


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:35 PM

So sad and shocking. Paul provided such amazing support to the formZ community, above and beyond the call of duty. He will be sorely missed by all. Condolences to his family and friends.

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 05:52 AM

My condolences to Paul's family and to you at AutodesSys. He was always a great help and very patient with my questions.



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Posted 21 March 2017 - 08:54 AM

My condolences!


I am bit shocked, because I remember him as a very good member of the support team and this for many many years. Many moments of contact by email, and always good answers.




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#34 Tomas Egger

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Posted 22 March 2017 - 05:19 PM


A EIAS (Electric Image) user informed us about Paul, We are very sorry to hear this. We will miss Paul Helm, He was a very kind and friendly person who assisted us tirelessly, even when we emailed several times a day. Rest in Peace.

We offer our sincere condolences to his family.

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 04:33 PM

Very sad. Condolences to his friends and family (and of course the FormZ team).

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Posted 13 July 2017 - 02:44 AM

It is with immense sadness that I learn belatedly the death of Paul Helm.
Paul always responded to my solicitations with unparalleled professionalism.
In a recent intervention on this forum I said that this space of discussion was beyond the legend, a myth.
I am sure that Paul contributed to this, he was one of the best contributors.

I would like to express my sincere condolences to his family and to all those who appreciated him and to the entire team at Autodessys.


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 05:57 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Paul's passing. He was instrumental in helping me learn formZ. He had great patience and understanding. He will be missed greatly.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 08:02 PM

I was sorry and shocked to hear the sad news from formZ when I called them about an issue recently, asking where is Paul? I didn't know and had no idea that he had not been well. Paul was always quick to respond to my inquires, questions, and other issues that came up with formZ and bonZai3d over the years. I would report bugs I found from time to time. He has been there as long as I can remember. He was extremely helpful to me (and my students). I will miss communicating with him.

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