(July 1, 1942--July 6, 2006)
a.k.a. Dr. Gafia, brown was a long-time fanzine fan. He was an active fanzine reviewer and maintained a dictionary of fannish terms, Dr. Gafia's Fan Terms (IA), 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 of 2001 Dr. Gafia's Fan Terms was added to Fanac. In late July of 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:
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|Also involved with: 1985 DUFF Results - 1999 FAAn Awards - 2003 FAAn Awards - 2004 FAAn Awards - 2005 FAAn Awards - APA-F - Amateur Effer - Banana Wings - Boonfark - Colleen Brown - Corflu 3 - Cry of the Nameless - Enchanted Duplicator - FIStFA - Fanhistorica - Fanoclasts - Hyphen Tribute Issue - Joe Staton - Midwestcon 16|
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