Obituary: Peter Weston

Fan Peter Weston (b.1944) died on January 5. Weston chaired Seacon ’79 (Worldcon). He was a Guest of Honor at Noreascon 4. Weston was nominated for the Hugo Award four times between 1965 and 1971 for his fanzines Zenith, Zenith Speculation, Speculation, and went on to manufacture the rockets used in the Hugo Award trophies. He has also nominated for the Hugo for his memoirs, With Stars in My Eyes. His later fanhistory fanzine, Prolapse (renamed Relapse) won the Nova Award. He has been fighting cancer for the past two years.

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