Hugh Weber, a young fellow from a remote town who was an advocate for design, a researcher, a network theorist, a storyteller, and a community organizer, passed away tragically.
Hugh Weber, the creator of OTA and DudeToDad, passed away in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on March 15, 2023. The exact cause of death isn’t made public. The family might release the details of the funeral later.
Hugh Weber’s friends and family are mourning his passing, remembering him, paying tribute, and expressing their condolences to him on social media.
“Hugh Weber was a powerful individual. a one-of-a-kind. He had a heart full of love, a head full of dreams, and a gut full of laughter. All of us who knew him still carry the best parts of him. I pondered on him all day long. Extra hugs from my family, as well. I advise you to follow suit. I consider his greatest accomplishment: Amy Hyde Weber, Em, Finn, and family. Plenty of love.”
“Yesterday, Jim and I lost a piece of us. We lost our oldest son, Hugh, and it’s still challenging to grasp. Our thoughts go back to the day he was born and all the moments leading up to the crucial phone call. Please keep Jim, me, our other children Luke, Adam, and Rebecca, as well as his wife Amy, daughter Emerson, and son Finn, in your prayers. We sincerely appreciate your prayers and thoughts while our hearts are broken.”
The Great Discontent (TGD), a media outlet and vibrant community to share the little-known stories of today’s creators, risk-takers, and artists, employed Hugh as its chief operating officer (COO). TGD gives a beautiful insight into the lives of creatives through long-form interviews, short features, film-based projects, podcasts, and events, focusing on beginnings, creativity, and risk.
As Creative Counsel, he offers executive-level guidance to Chief Executive, Marketing and Design Officers and other up-and-coming Creative Professionals to assist them in building sustainable creative careers while managing client issues, collaborative complexities, and uncertain futures.