Obituary: Peggy Ranson

New Orleans fan Peggy Ranson (b.1948) died on March 19 after fighting cancer. Ranson was a 9 time Hugo nominee for Best Fan Artist, winning in 1993. She was the guest of honor at numerous conventions including DeepSouthCon 34. Ranson began her fannish career in 1988 working on the NolaCon II Program book.

Peggy Ranson Heart Attack

Fan artist Peggy Ranson has suffered an heart attack and is undergoing bypass surgery. Ransom was an Illustrator of the Future finalist in 1990 and was a Hugo nominee for best fan artist from 1991 through 1998, winning the Hugo in 1993.