Timothy Green Beckley, 73, of Manhattan, NY, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021, at his home. Timothy was born in New Brunswick, NJ, to the late Orville and Renee Beckley. He was the sole remaining Beckley of the family. He was famously known as Mr. UFO and Mr. Creepo, a pioneer in his field of UFOlogy, the paranormal, and all things bizarre. He was a publisher, author, editor, and producer with Innerlight Publications, publishing over 200 books. Previously the editor of UFO Universe magazine and film reviewer for Hustler magazine. He ran the NY School of Occult Arts and Sciences and worked promotions for the School of Rock and Roll.
He was a podcast host on KCOR Radio's Exploring the Bizarre with Tim Swartz. He was a frequent radio guest on Mount Olympus Radio's Hercules and The Space Gods with Marc and Phyllis Brinkerhoff, SURN Radio, 21st Century Radio, Coast to Coast AM, and many more. He has appeared on the Travel Channel, UFO Hunters, Weird or What with William Shatner, The Joe Franklin Show, and many other TV shows and news interviews. He was a fixture to the New York City nightlife
Timothy is predeceased by his sister Barbara Jane Kazar, her husband Carl, and his nephew, David Kazar.
Timothy leaves behind his only niece, Doreen (Dorie Ann) Sweatt, her three children Richard Sweatt Jr., his son Carl, Michelle Sweatt, Matthew Sweatt, his wife Melanie, and their two children Brianna and Matthew. His nephew Glenn Kazar Sr., his three children Glenn, Dennis, and Jennifer. His nephew Brian Kazar and his partner Alex Ferrer. His nephew Alan Kazar Sr., his wife Desiree, and their two children Nicole and Alan Jr. His nephew Daniel Kazar and his wife, Corissa. His dear friend, coworker, and collaborator of many years, Carol Rodriguez.
Timothy also leaves behind many wonderful and close friends, colleagues & fans.
He will be sadly and forever missed!