Roger Gaillard, curator of the Maison d’Ailleurs from 1989 to 1996, and the editor of several books, died of cardiac arrest on January 22.
The Maison d’Ailleurs (translated as “House of Elsewhere”), is a museum of science fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland.
Note: The links above are French language sites. Fortunately, the Wikipedia has a handy-dandy English-language article about the museum.
[Thanks to Rene Walling for the story.]