Michael Waite (1936-2013)

Michael Waite, fanzine publisher and member of the Fantasy Amateur Press Association, died January 1 at home in Ypsilanti, MI with hospice care. He was 76 years old.

Among the details in the full obituary posted by the funeral home are his military service – four years in the Air Force, his education – an MFA (1983) in photography and art history, and his faith – he converted from Lutheran to Catholic in 1960.

Michael worked as a photographer in the 1970s and thereafter before beginning a career in human resources at SOS Community Services where he was employed from 1985 until 2011.

[Thanks to Robert Lichtman for the story.]