January 25th, 2016

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#lep42 Confirms Fan Guest of Honor Gary Swaty

#‎lep42‬ is pleased to have fan Gary Swaty as our Guest of Honor, as announced during the closing ceremonies of ‪#‎lep41‬.


Gary Swaty has been attending Science Fiction Conventions since the early 1970s. He has worked conventions ranging from Iguanacon II, the 1978 Phoenix Worldcon to MythosCon to CopperCon to DarkCon to FiestaCon and many more. He has worked conventions at the Information Desk, Registration, and Set-Up/Tear-Down among many other departments and divisions. He is perhaps most well known as the Filk Liaison to Phoenix metropolitan area conventions for the Phoenix Filk Circle from the mid-1990s through mid-2010s.

Gary has been of great help to leprecon_inc as a past corporate secretary as well as working many LepreCons, FiestaCon, and ConAlope.