Five-time Nebula winner Greg Bear died November 19, a week after heart surgery from which he never awoke. A CT scan showed stroke damage was caused to many parts of the brain by clots that had been hiding in a false lumen of the anterior artery to the brain ever since an earlier surgery eight […]
Nichelle Nichols, ‘Lt. Nyota Uhura’, Dies at 89
Deadline is reporting that Nichelle Nichols has passed at age 89. She had recently stopped public appearances due to health concerns, so this isn’t a sudden surprise, but it’s still sad news to hear. In terms of books, she only had one Trek related one to my knowledge: Beyond Uhura – Star Trek and Other […]
Harold Livingston, ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ Screenwriter, Dies at 97
Harold Livingston, an American novelist who wrote the screenplay for “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” in 1979, died early Thursday morning, Bobby Livingston confirmed to Variety.
James Bama, noted Star Trek artist, as passed away
Dayton Ward has shared on his Facebook page that noted Star Trek artist James Bama has passed, just a few days shy of his 96th birthday.
RIP Margaret Wander Bonanno
Michael Okuda passed on the news on social media. Bonanno was well known for her contributions to the Star Trek range including Burning Dreams about Christopher Pike and Strangers from the Sky, an early novel about first contact. Among her other work she also co-wrote Saturn’s Child with Nichelle Nichols, and the Preternatural Trilogy.
RIP Della Van Hise
Though I can find nothing official about it anywhere else online, a member of Facebook’s Star Trek Books Community Group is reporting that Della Van Hise, author of the 1985 Star Trek novel Killing Time, died of heart failure on March 3. Assuming that is in fact the case, she was 65.
RIP Dave Galanter
SF novelist Dave Galanter has passed away from cancer aged 51. via SciFiBulletin
In Memoriam: Rene Auberjonois, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Constable Odo
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René Auberjonois, Odo From ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,’ Has Died At 79
The beloved actor died at his home in Los Angeles today.
Iconic Star Trek Writer Dorothy “D.C.” Fontana Passes Away at 80
Fontana’s Star Trek writing credits includes episodes of the Original Series.
Remembering Aron Eisenberg, 1969-2019
The Nog actor passed away today at age 50.
Vonda N. McIntyre, author, has passed away
Vonda N. McIntyre died at 6:25 pm, Pacific Time, in no pain and surrounded by friends. The funeral home has collected her body which will be cremated. Vonda was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on February 7; her death came swiftly. Vonda wrote six Trek books, each of which was rated pretty well by the reading […]
StarTrek.com Remembers TNG Writer David Bischoff, 1951-2018
StarTrek.com is saddened to report the passing of David Bischoff, a respected and prolific author who wrote the Star Trek: The Next Generation novel, Grounded, and also shared writing credits on the TNG episodes “Tin Man” and “First Contact.” Bischoff passed away in Oregon on March 19 at the age of 66, though word of […]