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Memorial

Recognizing individuals who have passed recently from the UFO community and their contributions to Ufology.

Former director of the Roswell International UFO Museum and Research Center passes

I was recently informed of the passing of Julie Shuster, the former director of the International UFO Museum and Research Center in Roswell, New Mexico. Julie ran the museum for many years, and was the daughter of the public information officer at the Roswell Army Air Field (RAAF) in 1947 who was tasked with releasing a press release regarding the crash of a flying saucer.

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Roswell witness Jesse Marcel Jr. passes at 76 (Video)

Jesse Marcel Jr. was the son of the U.S. Air Force intelligence officer who first examined the crash debris found by Mac Brazel near Roswell, New Mexico in early July of 1947. His father had told him about the event and had shown him and his mother some of the debris that was recovered. Marcel passed away in his home on Saturday, August 24, due to a suspected heart attack.

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UFO researcher Alan Lawson dies at 80

After decades of researching the UFO phenomenon, Cal State Long Beach professor Alan Lawson died September 8 at Western Medical Center in Anaheim from complications of pneumonia, according to his daughter. Lawson developed a fascination with UFOs in the 1940s ...

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