Many of us, myself included, never had a chance to meet him in person, but his legacy will live on in this:
If you haven't read it yet, highly recommended. One of the few books/articles out there that doesn't denigrate the R33, or in fact any of the cars - it's written properly, meaning that it shows how awesome each of the GT-Rs were for their particular era. Written by a true fan of all the cars, I think.
Sean Morris also has more information about Mr. Gorodji here.
Rest In Peace, fellow R33 Otaku.