Parmon will be best remembered for spreading the gospel of Caissa to dozens of cheerful youths (and a few adults) every year. He dedicated himself each week to explaining basic chess strategies to wide-eyed kids, at both the adult club and the Sacramento Chess School. Check out these photos of the coach and his protégés.
Apparently, they needed another chess teacher in heaven. Rest In Peace.
Update: Check out this tribute on KXTV News10.