January 14, 2006

Jeff Thompson passes away

Jeff Thompson, a producer and director for The Right Stuf International, unexpectedly passed away last night while visiting a friend in Ohio after his visit to last weekend's Ohayocon. The cause of death is currently unknown.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Beth, and his sister. He is being cremated and then returned to his home in upstate New York.

Adam Beaton of Ohayocon wrote, "All of us at Ohayocon are completely speechless and in shock over the passing of our dear friend - he left us far too soon." Jeff had been a guest at every Ohayocon and a memorial page has been placed on [url][/url] in his honor. The convention is also taking up a collection to be given to his wife. Donations may be mailed to:

c/o Jeff Thompson
17737 Walnut Drive
Strongsville, OH 44149

Make checks payable to Ohayocon and please mark on the check that the money is for "Jeff Thompson".

Everyone at sends their condolences to his family on this tragic loss of a wonderful and talented individual.