I knew Rick via NECON, a convention that I haven't been able to get to in recent years, due to finances and scheduling, so likewise I haven't seen him in a while. But the idea that he's gone is just.... I'm having trouble wrapping my head around the idea. He can't be gone, because ...
because, damn it.
Rick Hautala. 1949-2013
c. 2006 Jill Bauman (via Nick Kaufmann)