Lynn Willis Passes Away
I found out yesterday that Lynn Willis, long-time staff member and Call of Cthulhu
line editor for Chaosium
had passed away.
His name was one that will always be etched on my memory from the myriad Call of Cthulhu
publications he helped produce throughout the game's history (and my childhood). Lynn was also exceedingly helpful and supportive during the early days of YSDC, his responses invariably kind and thoughtful (and this appears quite typical from the replies to the news
He will be greatly missed and our condolences go out to to his family at this sad time.
Due to ill health, Lynn retired from Chaosium in 2008
, but before then I had the pleasure of interviewing him on a couple of occasions (about his work on Call of Cthulhu
, including Masks of Nyarlathotep
Lynn also worked on many of the game lines that Chaosium produced
over the years and his effect on the hobby (and Call of Cthulhu
in particular) remains profound.
Thank you, Lynn.