Randy Vaughan, chairman of CEDIA in the US, died on 23 December after an illness. He was 63.
Wendy Griffiths, executive director of CEDIA Region 1, commented: "It is with a heavy heart that I share the news of the passing of CEDIA Americas Chairman Randy Vaughan.
"Randy was a 40-year veteran of the electronic systems industry and was a long-time CEDIA member and volunteer in the US. He will be remembered among his peers and colleagues for his many contributions to the industry as a volunteer, an instructor, and a leader. On behalf of the CEDIA Region 1, I offer our sincerest condolences to Randy's wife, Mary, his children, his granddaughter, and his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
"To commemorate Randy's enduring commitment to industry education, CEDIA is establishing a scholarship fund in his honour."
A full obituary can be read here.