He has improved weekly since. No longer shackled by debilitating illness, he walks a lot, goes to the beach, flies kites. His sense of humor is something to behold. He hasn’t worked since the ordeal began but he is returning to the same software company, in a different role, beginning Dec. 14. He’s active with his synagogue. The guy who chose Burbank as his initial West Coast destination “because that’s where Johnny Carson was from,” is loving every little bit of every California day, cancer free, with his wife of 10 years, Julie, and their daughter, Nessah, 6.