At 04:52 PM Monday 8/29/2011, Jon Louis Mann wrote:
> > > Keith, are you with Alcor?
> > Yes.
> > > I've been thinking about it for years, but haven't
> > > seen anyone at cons lately to sign people up.
> > If you are serious about it, at least get insurance
> >(unless you can afford it out of pocket, and even then,
> > insurance is a good way to assure the funding will be
> > there).
> > > I'm curious why
> > > so many deceased SF authors never signed up...
> > They don't seem to be much more likely to sign
> > up than the rest of the population.
> > As for why, ask them, but expect
> > rationalizations rather then reason.
> > Keith
>I spoke to Diane and she referred me to an attorney in San Diego
>County, whose practice is too busy for Alcor. I'm trying to
>convince a friend who is an estate planner to step up. I have to
>write a will and make arrangements to move to Oregon in the event I
>get a terminal illness. If I end up with something like Alzheimer's
>it would be pointless to freeze a vegetable.
Since no one else has done it: "Insert your own Bird's-Eye or Green
Giant reference here."
. . . ronn! :)
Hoe, Hoe, Hoe Maru