his battle with depression on his blog. CD is a good guy.
Aaron Swartz had a lot left to accomplish. It's a loss to the future.
Whatever his battle with the government, I'm sure the government would have withheld its fire unless the government had something to gain by attacking him. If the government had been directly responsible for his death (other than the predictable results of attacking someone fragile), I think they'd have waited until whatever harmful precedent resulted from their attack on him, then off'd him before he could accomplish other things with more deftness to not be as vulnerable again.
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