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Hawaiian Shirt Friday (Memorial)

Each year, Congregate remembers contributors that we have lost from the science fiction and fantasy world. The tradition began in memory of Aaron Allston, who was well known for his love of Hawaiian shirts.

We encourage everyone to wear a Hawaiian shirt on Friday, July 13 in honor of:

  • George A. Romero, filmmaker/writer
  • Martin Landau, actor
  • Deborah Watling, actor
  • Robert Hardy, actor
  • Jerry Pournelle, author
  • Harry Dean Stanton, actor
  • John Mollo, costume designer
  • Julian May, author
  • Alfie Curtis, actor
  • Jon Paul Steuer, actor
  • Jerry Van Dyke, actor
  • Donnelly Rhodes, actor
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, author
  • Jack Ketchum, author/actor
  • Reg E. Cathey, actor
  • David Ogden Stiers, actor
  • Kate Wilhelm, author
  • Stephen Hawking, scientist
  • R. Lee Ermey, actor
  • Harry Anderson, actor
  • Verne Troyer, actor
  • Joy Poger, fan/dealer
  • Margot Kidder, actor
  • Gardner Dozois, author/editor
  • Christopher Stasheff, author
  • Shelby Vick, fan
  • Alan Bean, astronaut/artist

Hawaiian Shirt picture