Richard Wilson was a nationally known genealogical lecturer, speaking at national conferences from 1995 to 2004. I had health problems for about ten years. I have been doing genealogical research for over 40 years. He has used personal computers since 1979. He was a Past President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the SC (State Coordinator) for the California portion of "The USGenWeb Project" from 1996 to about 2010." He was the author of various books, articles, and videos. He is also a lifetime member of the Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS).