Sleep has lost a giant in the field, one who has done more to grow the field of basic sleep research nationally and internationally through publications, research collaborations, congresses, student-centered training days and week-long annual workshops that set new standards of training excellence and community building. Michael Chase died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday January 27, 2018 in the arms of his loving wife, musician and artist, Mary Helen Harper-Chase, in their home in Bel Air, CA. Read the full memorial and community reflections here.