The passing of “The Village Toymaker”, Ron Fuller (1936 – 2017)

It is with great sadness that we share the news that the great toymaker, Ron Fuller, passed away yesterday. He was an early and important figure in the growth of contemporary automata. Certainly, he will be missed. We are, however, left with his example, his writings, and his creations. Ron Fuller will continue to amuse and inspire for generations to come.

Here is a summary of Ron Fuller in his own words from the Craftco website.

Here is a post about the passing of Ron Fuller on the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre website.

Here is a nice article about Ron Fuller from 2010 on the East Anglian Daily Times website.

If you haven’t seen the video of Ron Fuller (below), it’s a nice profile of the man.


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