(February 13, 1926 – November 22, 2000)
Donaho found fandom in the early 1950s in New York where he lived in the Nunnery with Art Saha and others and was one of the denizens of Riverside Dive. He was a member of the (Second) Futurian Society of New York. By the early ’60s, he was living in the Bay Area where he spent the rest of his life.
As part of the concom for the 1964 Worldcon, Pacificon II, he was a major figure in the explosions in fandom surrounding the Breendoggle -- he wrote a fanzine, The Boondoggle, detailing committee concerns about pederast Walter Breen. For a time, Donaho's role in the Breendoggle made him a virtual pariah in the pro-Breen parts of fandom; among other things, John Boardman tried to get Donaho expelled from The Cult.
- Blush (for OMPA)
- Habakkuk (for FAPA and OMPA)
- Viper (for OMPA)
- The Wall (with Ethel Lindsay, Ron Bennett, Jim Groves)
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1961 -- Best Fanzine Hugo nominee
- 1967 -- Best Fan Writer Hugo, Best Fanzine Hugo nominee
- 1995 -- Best Fanzine Hugo nominee
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