Nila Thompson (1954-2016), St. Louis club and con fan, Anglophile, who came in to fandom via Star Trek and met her husband David K. M. Klaus at a Trek club meeting. Partially fafiated to raise to adulthood two of the Next Generation of fen, but never lost her love for sf/fantasy, written or screened, esp. any with a British theme. Died on December 10 of ovarian cancer, body buried in a deliberately natural fashion so that it can nourish the future. She was 62.
[Thanks to David K.M. Klaus for the story.]