Rolaine Smoot died in her sleep on 12/21/2018. Rolaine had been diagnosed a couple of years ago with Alzheimers and between that and severe arthritis she had quit coming to the con. She was also involved in Florida Fandom, starting with Star Trek cons back in the day. Rolaine’s daughter suggested donating in her name to the American Indian College Fund. https://collegefund.org/
From Alesia Tom:
Thank you so much to Melanie Smith and the Lansing Bahá’ís for helping to arrange Pat Grant’s memorial Service and burial.
On Sunday (June 10) at 3 pm there will be a memorial service at the Willows (3500 Coolidge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823). Please come and bring some good memories and stories.
On Monday (June 11), there will be a very simple burial at Evergreen Cemetery (off Mt. Hope Rd just past Fenner Arboretum) at 11 am. Arrangements are with Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home.
I know this is short notice, but I hope some of you can make it there. Thank you.
We are sorry to hear that Pat Grant died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Sparrow Hospital due to complications of renal failure. Pat was a long-time MW*C attendee and had just been able to attend MW*C 38. Our best wishes to her friends and family.
We are sorry to hear that Peter Cooper has died. He brightened many a MW*C and masquerade. He will be missed.
We are sorry to report Paulle Jung-Morvant (PM Alexander) passed away January 4, 2017.
A fund was set up prior to her passing to cover her final expenses.
We are sorry to report long-time MW*C attendee Tina Cawi passed away June 15, 2016 at her home.
We are sorry to report Anne Batterby, long time MW*C attendee, fanzine editor and author, passed away yesterday.