(July 1, 1942--July 6, 2006)
Aka Dr. Gafia, rich brown was a long-time fanzine fan. He was an active fanzine reviewer and maintained a dictionary of fannish terms, , which is one of the sources used to create Fancyclopedia 3. In the ’60s, he founded, with Arnie Katz, the Brooklyn Insurgents, a fanzine club. He was a member of The Cult.
In mid December, 2001, Dr. Gafia's Fan Terms was added to Fanac.org. In late July, 2005, rich arranged to edit his work on-line and he continued this process, sort of a poor man's Wiki, until just before his death, the last update was made on May 13, 2006.
- Climbing on Air (with Linda Blanchard)
- The Enchanted Duplicator (1971 edition, with Arnie Katz)
- Focal Point (with Mike McInerney)
- The Incompleat Terry Carr (with Arnie Katz)
- Slant (with Mike Fern)
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
Also involved: - 1985 DUFF Race - APA-F - Amateur Effer - Banana Wings - Boonfark - Colleen Brown - Corflu 3 - Coventry - Cry of the Nameless - Enchanted Duplicator - FIStFA - Fanhistorica - Fanoclasts - Hyphen Tribute Issue - Joe Staton - Midwestcon 16 - Paul Stambery - Science-Fiction Five-Yearly - The Crudzine Quarterly - The Focal Point Poll - The Golden Halls of Mirth - Trap Door - Tropicon VII - Westercon 18
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