Obituary: Jay Kay Klein

Fan and photographer Jay Kay Klein (b.1931) died on May 13 from esophageal cancer. Klein joined fandom in Philadelphia in 1945. He published a series of Worldcon Memory Books filled with his photographs in the early 1960s and provided the photos for Analog‘s “Biolog” feature from 1977 through 2005. In 1974, Klein was the Fan Guest of Honor at Discon II, that year’s Worldcon.

Jay Kay Klein in Hospice

Author, fan, and photographer Jay Kay Klein has entered hospice care. Klein is a long-time fan whose photographs of science fiction authors, artists, and fans, have been widely seen. Klein has been suffering from terminal oesophageal cancer and recently donated his collection of photos to the Eaton Collection.