I saw this article today on fellow Microsofter and fellow sailor.  Very scary.  I hope is his OK.

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/01/31/MISSING.TMP

here is a second article

http://www.siliconvalley.com/mld/siliconvalley/16577699.htm

our thoughts are with Jim Gray and his family!