John M. Ford
American authorDied when: 49 years 168 days (593 months)
Star Sign: Aries
John Milo "Mike" Ford (April 10, 1957 – September 25, 2006) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer, game designer, and poet.A contributor to several online discussions, Ford composed poems, often improvised, in both complicated forms and blank verse; he also wrote pastiches and parodies of many other authors and styles.
At Minicon and other science fiction conventions he would perform "Ask Dr.Mike", giving humorous answers to scientific and other questions in a lab coat before a whiteboard.