A new and powerful cryonics org is coming!

From: John Grigg (starman2100@lycos.com)
Date: Sun Jan 13 2002 - 22:34:54 MST

      Hello everyone,

      This newsbreaking letter from Bill Falloon(co-owner of the powerhouse
      nutritional supplement corporation, Life Extension Foundation), and forwarded by Rudi Hoffman(the king of life insurance for cryonics!), announces plans which will definitely change the face of cryonics as we know it! : ) It was about time for a cryonics org
      to once again be on the east coast!

      I am very happy to see Saul Kent and Bill Falloon including other
      major cryonics players into their planning sessions. Of course,
      I realize they need to keep their future customers informed!

      I notice in the letter frustration over Alcor not being "up to
      snuff" when it comes to being able to upgrade itself for full
      vitrification implementation. But, despite pleas to fund
      proposals by Fred Chamberlain and others, the money just has not
      been forthcoming! I guess Fred and Linda made the mistake
      of not *first" creating a for-profit multi-million dollar
      company, which only than would be followed by the forming of a cryonics
      organization. It is amazing how far they got with what they had.

      My best wishes to Saul Kent and Bill Falloon. They will show us how it's done!!


      Message #18348
      From: RUDIHOFFMA@aol.com
      Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 14:38:08 EST
      Subject: Important Cryonics announcement from Bill Falloon

      Hello, Fellow Cryoneters,

      Rudi Hoffman in Daytona, with a very exciting forwarding from Bill Falloon as

      I have copied this in it's entirety from Bill, so the formatting may be a bit
      weird in this posting. Here is data.
      Cryonics MeetingMeeting Date: Saturday, February 16, 2002 at 2:00 pmPlace:
      Life Extension Building1100 West Commercial Blvd-Ft. Lauderdale(Just West of
      I-95. Call 1-800-544-4440 if you need directions)You are invited to an
      important meeting that will include members from ALL
      cryonics organizations. The purpose of this meeting is to gather our
      collective resources in order to make advanced cryo-preservation technology
      available within the next several months.

      Life Extension Foundation has just purchased from Mike Darwin, equipment
      worth about $850,000.00 (including two ambulances). We are now looking at
      potential facilities in South Florida to move some of this equipment in to.
      Mike Darwin has offered to spend significant time in South Florida setting up
      the new facility and training paramedics and other medical personnel to
      implement the vitrification process developed at our 21st Century Medicine

      Here is the dilemma we now face. Since 1991, Life Extension Foundation has
      spent approximately five million dollars to develop technologies that would
      enable us to perfect the cryo-preservation process. While we have made great
      strides in the laboratory, no cryonics organization has the capability to
      fully implement the vitrification process we have developed.For those who
      don't know, vitrification enables cells to be preserved with very little
      damage. Electron microscopy slides show minimal damage to vitrified cells
      compared to frozen cells.

      Alcor has been provided with our vitrification technology, but they are not
      able to deliver this technology to the cryonics patient in an optimal manner.
      Even if Alcor reaches the needed level of technical competence, those
      residing in Florida may be too far away from Alcor-Arizona to fully benefit
      from it.

      Ideally, a training and vitrification facility should be established in
      Florida so that those who deanimate here will have a reasonable opportunity
      to be properly vitrified. It is imperative that we upgrade our ability to
      deliver emergency care so that cryonics patients can be properly prepared for
      vitrification procedures, whether they are performed in Florida or elsewhere.

      Life Extension Foundation has already identified and retained paramedics
      willing to be trained for these procedures. A preliminary agreement has been
      reached with Mike Darwin. Dave Shumaker, a long-time cryonicist as well as
      retired businessman has agreed to be the CEO of the company that will provide
      these services.This meeting has been scheduled because a growing number of
      Florida cryonicists are aware that the quality of the cryo-preservation
      procedure can be greatly enhanced if coordinated efforts are made to harness
      the talents and resources of the many cryonicists residing in this State. We
      now need to identify cryonicists who would be willing to volunteer their time
      to assist Mike Darwin in setting up this facility and participate in training
      with the paramedics. We also need cryonicists willing to make donations or
      investments to help fund the facility's operating expenses. The Life
      Extension Foundation has already committed substantial dollars towards this
      project.Mike Darwin is expected to participate at this meeting and there
      should be new cryonicists present. Saul Kent will update us on ongoing
      research at the California research facilities we own. Jerry Lemler,
      President of Alcor will be on hand, along with Alcor Director Michael Riskin.
      Jim Yount, CEO of the American Cryonics Society (ACS) and Edgar Swank,
      President of ACS will also attend.

      It is imperative that cryonicists attend this extremely important meeting.
      Over the past twenty years, a number of attempts have been made to
      pre-arrange emergency suspension services for Florida members, but the
      reality is that we are woefully unprepared to handle a state-of-the-art
      cryo-preservation at this time.Now that we have access to medical
      professionals and advanced vitrification technology, it is time that we set
      up the mechanism to deliver this service. Our objective is to set new
      standards in the clinical implementation of cryo-preservation. This may
      motivate other cryonics organizations (including Alcor) to contract with us
      to deliver this enhanced service worldwide. If this were to be the case,
      providing the most advanced delivery of human vitrification services could
      turn into a profit-making business.

      The most important reason for this meeting, however, is to lay the groundwork
      to ensure that we as individuals have the best opportunity to be vitrified
      under optimal conditions.

      We will be mailing directions to the Life Extension building where the
      meeting will be held. Call Dayna Dye at 954-766-8433 if you have any
      questions.The meeting should last between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm. To make sure
      we have allocated enough space in the Life Extension building to house this
      meeting, please notify Dayna Dye if you are going to attend. Call her at
      954-766-8433 or Email her at: ddye@lifeextension.com For those who want to
      continue the conversation, a buffet dinner will be held at Saul Kent s new
      residence located at the L-Hermitage condominium on Ft. Lauderdale Beach at
      6:00 pm. Directions are to take Commercial Blvd East to A1A and then turn
      South to Oakland Park Blvd. Make a left hand turn at Oakland Park Blvd and
      A1A and then another left into L Hermitage. Saul is in building one,
      apartment 1501. His phone number is 566-2717. If you are going to attend the
      buffet dinner, please notify Dayna Dye at 954-766-8433 or Email

      her at ddye@lifeextension.com">
      ddye@lifeextension.com For longer life,

      Original said Bill Falloon.

      Forwarded by... (and yes, I will be at the meeting, as well as the Orlando
      meeting on Feb. 10.)

      Rudi Hoffman
      Member Financial Planner's Association, Certified Planner
      Member ALCOR Life Extension Foundation
      Member Libertarian Party
      Member National Rifle Association
      Member Extropy Foundation
      Board Member Port Orange Chamber of Commerce
      Board Member Daytona Salvation Army

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