Summary: former wife of software pioneer Gary Kildall (d. 1994) who missed the chance to supply IBM with the operating system for its first personal computer, in which the story of how Kildall's Digitial Research Inc. lost IBM's business at the birth of the PC industry is a Silicon Valley legend.
Cause of Death: Brain cancer
Born: March 3, 1943
Died: January 31, 2005
Location: Carmel Valley, California