Bibliographer Mark Owings, 64, died December 30, 2009 from pancreatic cancer. Owings worked with Jack Chalker on The Index to the Science-Fantasy Publishers (1966) and The Revised H.P. Lovecraft Bibliography (1973), and was one of the publishers at Croatan House. He was a founder of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, served as Balticon chair many times, and was chair of the Compton Crook Award committee.
See the February issue of Locus for a complete obituary.