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R.I.P. Leon E. Stover (1929 - 2006)

Academic writer and editor Leon E. Stover, born 1929, died at his home in Chicago on Saturday, 25 November 2006, at the age of 77. Stover, a professor emeritus of anthropology at the Illinois Institute of Technology, collaborated with Harry Harrison on anthology Apeman, Spaceman (1968) and novel Stonehenge: Where Atlantis Died (1983), co-edited with Willis E. McNelly Above the Human Landscape: An Anthology of Social Science Fiction (1972) and with Bruce Craig Stonehenge and the Origins of Western Culture (1979), and wrote nonfiction works on Harry Harrison, Robert A. Heinlein, and H.G. Wells.

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agentxpndble
Nov. 28th, 2006 09:12 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear that.
eldritchhobbit
Nov. 29th, 2006 12:54 pm (UTC)
Me, too.
sneezythesquid
Nov. 28th, 2006 09:36 pm (UTC)
Damn. Way too many good people are passing these days.
eldritchhobbit
Nov. 29th, 2006 12:55 pm (UTC)
Yes indeed - genre history right before our eyes.
childermass
Nov. 28th, 2006 11:37 pm (UTC)
:(

also, a much-belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY! *HUGS*
eldritchhobbit
Nov. 29th, 2006 12:55 pm (UTC)
:( indeed.

And thank you! *hugs back at you*
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