Loss of a true giant in a highly controversial field.
I liked Budd a lot. We shared many a breakfast together in various parts of the world, updating each other and enjoying each other’s company. Budd was always the first to offer help to those he perceived might have had potential ET experiences and who he felt might be harboring more than they consciously were aware - including myself.
I particularly cherished those rare occasions when others in this field like David Jacobs and John Mack were sat at the same table. The discussions were mind blowing, the implications life changing for individuals, even society changing for times ahead.
Losing Budd is a major loss indeed. May he now receive the peace and amazing rewards his efforts deserve.
Some of what Budd had to endure, as recently as February this year from his sick bed: