Wesley Du Charme, PhD became a member of Alcor in 1995. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 3, 1939, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude in psychology, from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Michigan. In May 1961 Wesley married Skippy Clark and together they had three daughters. He taught psychology at Rice University in Houston and later worked for corporations as an industrial psychologist. He was living in Rathdrum, Idaho at the time of his terminal illness.
Du Charme authored a book: Becoming Immortal: Nanotechnology, You and the Demise of Death in 1995, which discussed the opportunity for virtual immortality through combining nanotechnology and cryonics. He lived life fully while always looking to the future; he joined Alcor in hopes of living in the far future.
The entire case report is located on Alcor’s website in the Library section under Cryopreservation Case Reports 2010: Wesley du Charme [PDF]