Henry Allen Stange WA6RXZ, a much loved and respected amateur operator in the Southern California area is now a silent key. Henry was known by many VHF operators as someone who loved to tell silly jokes and funny stories you would always remember. Henry was also a talented guitar player and his talent was demonstrated at many local amateur radio events. It always seemed Henry was around when you were looking for someone to talk to or to tell you one of his funny stories. Henry also had a passion for building antennas and sharing his knowledge with fellow operators. Henry's remains were found partially buried in Joshua Tree National Park on June 2nd. As of this posting, law enforcement has yet to release any details surrounding his untimely death.