Yes, he passed away in about 2006, likely from Parkinson's disease. You will want to listen to this radio program. https://www.blogtalkradio.com/beloven...ear-power-scam
below is a letter from Ben to Kimbery after she approached him for the interview.
Date: July 2, 2012 2:33:50 PM EDT
I just read your email. Sorry I didn't get back to you right away.
You are welcome to call me (number deleted). Unfortunately, I am not the expert. Galen was. He died a few years ago. He was in his 80's ... and never suffered from "radiation sickness."
It was a great loss when Galen left us. I know of no one else with his credentials willing to stand up and tell it like it is. Many of his colleagues admited to him that he was right, but none of them would risk exposure and possible loss of their status among their controlled peers.
I'm sorry to say I have no background in chemistry or physics like Galen did, and therefore am ill equipped to make the case for the things Galen brought to light. He was a regular visitor at my home and we became good friends. I had him speak a number of times to my group. I might add that Galen was not the only one I witnessed ingesting Uranium Oxide. I saw several do it ... and I did it too. That was 25 years ago. I also had the honor of introducing him before the prestigious Arizona Breakfast Club in Phoenix.
All the details I can offer are basically on the presentation we did back in 1986 (the one you saw). The original was on VHS. It sat in my library for a long time. Then I realized that if I didn't publish that interview that all the good and courageous work Galen did would disappear and be forgotten. So I put it on my website. Lots of people have seen it now, and Galen will not be forgotten. I can send you a DVD of the presentation if you like. Just let me know.
and I just found this.
THE MYTH OF PLUTONIUM TOXICITY - Bernard L. Cohen (1/3/1989)
By Bernard L. Cohen, Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"It is often argued that there is a great deal we do not know about Pu toxicity. While this may be true, one would be hard-pressed to name another public health issue that is as well understood and controlled. Surely it would not be air pollution from burning coal, which is a million times more serious a problem. Surely it is not food additives or insecticides or such [the dangers from these have also been greatly exaggerated] that may well be doing real harm to our health. Pu hazards are far better understood than any of these, and the one fatality per 300 years they may someday cause is truly trivial by comparison.
In spite of the facts we have cited here, facts well known in the scientific community, the myth of Pu toxicity lingers on. The news media ignore us, and prefer to continue scaring the public at every opportunity. They don't recognize the difference between political issues on which everyone is equally entitled to an opinion, and scientific issues, which are susceptible to scientific investigation and proof. The myth may linger forever."
the following link is well worth reading: