Feb. 13, 1909 - Nov. 23, 2000
Worldcon/Westercon co-chair 1968.
Committee: PacifiCon II (1964 Worldcon/Westercon).
Fan Writer Hugo Nominee 1967, Fanzine Hugo Nominee 1961, 1967, 1995.
Was a fanzine fan primarily, but attended many conventions, especially Worldcons. His chief fanzine title was HABAKKUK, which appeared in three incarnations:
Donaho discovered fandom in New York in the early '50s, and moved to the Bay Area in 1960, living primarily in the East Bay (Berkeley, Oakland, El Cerrito). Near the end of his life, he moved to Veterans Home near Yountville in Napa County, where he died. He is remembered as gregarious, a terrific gossip, and for his splendid paella.