Renowned for his presence in the fighting game community for nearly two decades, Ari fLoE Weintraub has passed away at the age of 39. Known for his affiliation with Evil Geniuses and his role as a content creator within the Fighting Game Community (FGC), fLoE was a fixture at events like EVO and CEO for several years.
The initial reports suggest that the cause of his untimely death was a series of strokes.
Close friend Justin Wong shared the heart-wrenching news of fLoE’s passing on Twitter. He conveyed his deep affection for fLoE and highlighted his role as a mentor and supporter in the professional gaming world.
Details regarding Ari ‘fLoE’ Weintraub’s funeral and memorial service will be provided later, allowing friends, family, and fans an opportunity to pay their respects.
Ari ‘fLoE’ Weintraub was a prominent figure in the fighting game community, highly regarded for dedicating his life to competitive gaming. Born in Park Ridge, Illinois, his gaming career transcended geographical boundaries. Weintraub lived a life immersed in and passionate about the FGC, earning widespread respect.
Known for his prowess in various fighting games, including Marvel vs. Capcom, Soul Calibur, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, and Injustice: Gods Among Us, his exceptional adaptability as a player allowed him to excel in numerous titles.
During this somber period, the fighting game community unites to honor Ari ‘fLoE’ Weintraub, celebrating his vibrant personality and contributions to the field.
The remarkable gaming achievements of Ari ‘fLoE’ Weintraub and the memories shared by his colleagues and admirers attest to his cherished life.
Donations for Ari fLoE:
The family of the deceased has requested that donations be directed to Chabad of Northbrook, Illinois, at 2095 Landwehr Road, Northbrook, Illinois 60062, or Chabad of Henderson, at 524 Carnegie Street, Henderson, NV 89052.
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