New Orleans fan Jack Stocker (b.1925) died on July 8 following a stroke. Stocker was active in book collecting and ran a dealers table at many conventions. His career as a chemist made him a welcome addition to science panels at a variety of cons.
New Orleans fan Dr. Jack Stocker suffered a massive stroke on July 6. He is currently in hospital and on a ventilator. Stocker has been active in New Orleans fandom for several years. He lost a great deal of his book collection in Hurricane Katrina and has been working to rebuild it.