In Memoriam: Clarence Howard “Bud” Webster

Bud WebsterClarence Howard “Bud” Webster died on February 13. Webster wrote the Bubba Pritchert series, but may be better known as an sf historian, having written numerous columns about science fiction authors and book collecting. His non-fiction has been collected in PastMasters and Anthopology 101. Webster managed SFWA’s Estate Project since 2007, trying to build a comprehensive database of the estates and rights holders for authors. In 2012, he received the Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA Award.

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  1. Rich Stow

    The out-of-pocket medical expenses that Bud and Mary have incurred are staggering. Many of you have asked how you can help. Donations for these medical expenses are being accepted through the MarsCon online store at

    100% of every donation will go to Bud’s out-of-pocket medical and final expenses. The MarsCon Executive Committee has agreed to cover all of the fees that are levied by Square on each transaction. Thank you for any help you can give.