RIP, author Jay Lake Posted by: Kathi O. The entire Fast Forward team is sad to note that author Jay Lake passed away today, after a long battle with cancer. RIP, Jay. You will be missed by your many fans and readers. . Share 1 JUN 0 About the Author: Many years ago, Kathi helped create Fast Forward. These days, she acts as the Associate Producer, handling much of the drudgery, er, day-to-day technical aspects of getting the show done. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Related PostsNo related posts found.