Another one of the great masters has left us this year. Just in via Facebook:
沉痛悼念一代宗师冯老先生逝世！冯公志强因病于2012年5月5日下午不幸离我们而去，亨年84周岁。冯 老是陈式太极拳第十代传人[陈公发科宗师的最后一位离世的徒弟]，陈式心意混元太极拳的创始人。兹定于11日在北京举行告别仪式，请有关武林同道以及门内弟子、学生， 届时前往告别。
We mourn the death of a great master, Feng Zhiqiang, to illness on the afternoon of May 5, 2012, at the age of 84. GM Feng is the last disciple of Chen Taijiquan 10th generation descendant GM Chen Fake. Grandmaster Feng is the founder of Hun Yuan Chen Taijiquan. A farewell ceremony is to be held in Beijing on the 11th, for fellow martial artists as well as indoor disciples and students.
I just met him once training in the park in Beijing. Our deepest condolences to his family, students and loved ones!