Chuck Lemmer

NonScio

Patron Meritorious
I read on another board that an old friend of mine, Chuck Lemmer, died of
cancer back in 2005 at the Gold Land base in California. I knew Chuck and
his wife Kathy back in the 70's before they headed to California (from Connecticut) to do Scientology.
I had done some courses and auditing
at the local mission back at that time, did'nt really want to continue
(couldn't afford it, prices were going skyhigh and going on staff did'nt
appeal to me!) so when Chuck and Kathy left, I sort of lost contact with them except for a couple letters
(urging me to conitinue with Scientology, of course) and one visit during the eighties when Kathy came back to visit her parents..

I shared a house with Chuck and a couple other Scientologists back then.
Chuck was an aeronautical engineer at a major jet engine manufacturing
company...Kathy also worked there as a technical writer. I considered
them to be good friends. In the following years, I married, raised a family,
continued my career, and have since retired. I had always hoped to
hear from Chuck again...on a friend to friend "non Scientology" basis.
Never did...and now its too late. So sad.

Does anyone know of the details of Chucks death? What form of cancer?
Did he get treatment? I understand Kathy rose high in the ranks of the
organization, holding a post of "INCOMM" director, or some such. Is she
still "in"?

Also, another mutual friend from those days...a fellow named Hugh
Franklin. Hugh audited me at the mission. We were also TR partners on
the old communications course. He went to California, (late 70's)
worked as a CS. He had a girlfriend named Lisa Walton who also went
to LA. I read on the web that Hugh committed suicide after
being shot by a mugger and paralyzed. Did anyone know Hugh?
Any more details of the shooting incident? A real nice guy, Hugh.
 

NonScio

Patron Meritorious
I saw on another thread that Kathy Lemmer is now "in the Hall"...the
SP room at Gold base. Chuck is dead so they can't harm him anymore.
I do hope that she somehow manages to escape. Is there anything
that can be done to help these people (the imprisoned SPs)?
 

pomfritz

Patron with Honors
There was a thick glossy booklet I saw a few years back, probably about 20 pages. It promoted the SO with crew pictures and testimonials about how great it was, yada, yada, yada.

Kathy was in it as CO INCOMM, and her story was that she had a big role in the development of the 747 (ya think it was a little exagerated?).

There was also another one in there, she was a short girl all dressed up in high voltage protective gear saying how through LRH tech she could confront and handle thousands of volts. I don't recall her name but could it have been Stacy Moxon? Was her post at Int related to being an electrician?

I think an updated "where they now" edition would be even more enlightening about the SO.
 

NonScio

Patron Meritorious
There was a thick glossy booklet I saw a few years back, probably about 20 pages. It promoted the SO with crew pictures and testimonials about how great it was, yada, yada, yada.

Kathy was in it as CO INCOMM, and her story was that she had a big role in the development of the 747 (ya think it was a little exagerated?).


There was also another one in there, she was a short girl all dressed up in high voltage protective gear saying how through LRH tech she could confront and handle thousands of volts. I don't recall her name but could it have been Stacy Moxon? Was her post at Int related to being an electrician?

I think an updated "where they now" edition would be even more enlightening about the SO.

As I recall, Kathy was an English major in college, went to work for
P&W as a tech writer for the maintenance manuals of the P&W
JT9 engines. Chuck was an engineer in product support for the Pratt
Engines. His job was to handle the various airline engine maintenance
departments questions...he often took trips to airline maintenance
facilities to handle engine technical problems.

Yes, I would say that the claim that Kathy had a key role in the development
of the 747 is a bit of an exageration. Very bright young lady though as
I remember her.
 
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