I was saddened to read the following words from Leland Meitzler on his Genealogy Blog:
This is a blog I never expected to ever write, but circumstances have dictated that I do so today.
Put in simple terms - I'm broke and am in the process of filing for Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy.
The article goes on to give some explanation of how his business, Heritage Quest Magazine and the Heritage Quest retail operations, got to the point of bankruptcy. Apparently he and his wife Patty have also lost their home.
Leland is one of the "good guys" in the genealogy business, well liked and respected by many. I happened to meet Leland about six weeks ago in Salt Lake City, and he was as buoyant as ever, describing his latest move to new, downsized quarters. Obviously, things did not go as well as he had hoped.
It's a shame to see this happen. Leland's many friends will want to read all the sad details here.