Nick Thierry was one of the founding members of the CSCA, now known as the CSCTA, but was probably best know for his work as a statastician with world swimming rankings and of course with Swim News magazine.
Swim News has posted an article about Nick online:
No sadder note has SwimNews ever sounded. Nick Thierry, the founder and publisher of SwimNews, passed away today in a Toronto Hospital. The thoughts and prayers of all who knew Nick and appreciated him for the man he was and for his unique and outstanding contribution to world swimming, are with him, his family and those closest to him.
Read more online here - http://www.swimnews.com/News/view/9777
We will update everyone once funeral service information and dates are available.