Duane W. Rimel
(1915 -- 1996)
Duane Weldon Rimel was a fan, poet and author of SF, fantasy, and detective fiction. He discovered Lovecraft fandom growing up in Asotin, Washington along with L. Lee Baldwin. (He was a semi-invalid due to inflammatory rheumatism in his early teens.) He was a friend of H. P. Lovecraft, who helped him with his early work. They nearly published a fanzine together, but it failed because because they couldn't make arrangements for a press. He signed some of his fiction Rex Weldon.
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