April 18th, 2004


Star Trek fandom loses one of the greats

I received this today from a Sime~Gen list I'm on, and am reposting here with permission:

In mid-April 2004, Shirely Maiewski, long time head of the Star Trek Welcommittee passed away. She was very ill, in her 80's, and it was not unexpected. Many of us were able to send her some words of good cheer in her last days, but it was still a major shock that we lost her so quickly. Her passing marks the turning point of an era.

As the announcement went out on the grapevine, Karen MacLeod launched a special Shirley Maiewski Tribute page in her online 'zine, Companion In Zeor. Many fans are sending in contributions to that page in remembrance of Shirley.

Then it was suggested that Shirley would be a perfect subject for a segment of A&E's Biography.

Details, updates and how to send in your tribute can be found at:


Live Long and Prosper,
Jacqueline Lichtenberg