Cunningham, Scott

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Cunningham, Scott Gender: M
Scott Douglas Cunningham
born on 27 June 1956 at 09:25 (= 09:25 AM )
Place Royal Oak, Michigan, 42n29, 83w09
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Campbell
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 05°53' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°16 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°59'


American author of several books on Wicca and various other alternative religious subjects. His work Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, is one of the most successful books on Wicca ever published. He was a friend of notable occultists and Wiccans such as Raymond Buckland, and was a member of the Serpent Stone Family, and received his Third Degree Initiation as a member of that coven.

In 1983, Cunningham was diagnosed with lymphoma, which he successfully overcame. In 1990, while on a speaking tour in Massachusetts, he suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with AIDS-related cryptococcal meningitis. He suffered from several infections and died on 28 March 1993. Scott Cunningham was 36.

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  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1983 (Lymphoma)
  • Death by Disease 28 March 1993 (AIDS-related cryptococcal meningitis, age 36)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Dave Campbell quotes from Whispers of the Moon: Life and Work of Scott Cunningham, Philosopher, Magician, and Modern-day Pagan by David Harrington and deTraci Regula (Llewellyn, 1996), p. 3: "1956 ... in the delivery room of the John Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan... a week after Summer Solstice, at 9:25 A.M. on Wednesday June 27 ... Scott Douglas Cunningham ... burst into incarnation."


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Aids
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Lymphoma)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (Cryptococcal meningitis, fatal)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Middle of three)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Other Occult Fields (Wicca)
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Wicca, etc)