Seattle fan who worked tirelessly to bring a Worldcon to the Pacific Northwest, Working on the unsuccessful Seattle in 2002 bid and chairing the unsuccessful Seattle in 2011 bid before winning with the Seattle in 2015 bid to host Sasquan, the 2015 Worldcon in Spokane, WA. In the interim, DuFault chaired the 2005 NASFIC, CascadiaCon, and Conclusion, the 2012 Westercon. In 2012, she served as Programming Head for Chicon 7, the 2012 Worldcon. She chaired C-Cubed 8, Rustycon 17, Rustycon 18, Rustycon 2011, Rustycon 2012, and Rustycon XXX.
DuFault also worked for more than 20 years on RustyCon in Seattle as well as on Concomcon. She was on the board of directors for Reading for the Future, for which she has written a Teachers’ guide to internet resources.
DuFault died two weeks after winning the 2015 Worldcon.