Well known fan personality and former trivia whiz Mike Chary passed away suddenly over the weekend. Chary was a regular on the forums of the olden days and Usenet, the primal dungeons on online fandom.
He was also a regular on the Fan Trivia team at Chicago Comic Con’s annual Fan v Pro trivia contest.
The above photo is from sometime in the late 90s, probably, at Wizard World Chicago. Mike was probably either helping out of gently teasing me about something to do with FRiends of Lulu as you can see the booth in the background.
I hadn’t seen Mike in many years but he was a regular presence to many people in the midwest and my heart goes out to all his family and friends.