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Shirley S. Maiewski (28 May 192013 April 2004; age 83) was an influental Star Trek fan and organizer, and a prolific fanzine editor. Maiewski started participating in Star Trek fandom during Bjo Trimble's campaign to save the series in 1968, and remained active until her death. She earned the nicknames "Grandma Trek" and "The Grandmother of Trek".

In 1978, Maiewski wrote the short story "Mind Sifter", published in the anthology book The New Voyages. This is her only professional publication.

She died of heart problems in 2004.

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