Rodney Leighton

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(July 17, 1948 -- June 18, 2017)

A Canadian fanzine fan in Nova Scotia who to the end typed his fanzines on a typewriter. Chuck Connor commented, "Even to the very end, he kept alive an old IBM Wheelwriter (typewriter) which was possibly even more cranky and erratic than he was. He would type pages of reviews, comment and diary-cum-journal entries, all on the back of recycled junk mail and old bills. Then he would mail them to me, and I would OCR and re-set them into fanzines, under whatever title took his fancy at the time."

Originally Steve George was Leighton's link to online fandom, but that website disappeared and subsequently Chuck Connor was his link.

Fanzines and Apazines:

eFanzines pages (IA)

Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19482017

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