ALEF

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ALEFAssociazione Lavoratori Emigrati del Friuli
ALEFAssociation Libanaise des Enseignants de Français
ALEFAlcor Life Extension Foundation
ALEFAdvanced Laboratory Economics and Finance (Italy)
ALEFAustralian Legal Education Forum
ALEFFree Electronic Learning Academy
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The Alcor Life Extension Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1972, is the world leader in cryonics, and cryonics research and technology.
In 2006 she signed documents giving the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, of Scottsdale, Arizona, the right to cryogenically preserve her head and brain.
Also, a photo caption appearing in the article reads "President and CEO of Alcor Life Extension Foundation Jerry Lemler poses in the Patient Care Bay at the company's office in Scottsdale, Arizona." At the time the photo was taken, Jerry Lemler was the president of Alcor.
The Alcor Life Extension Foundation charges $150,000 for full-body cryopreservation, or $80,000 for head only.
In 1972, the Alcor Life Extension Foundation began advertising its services to customers who wished to have their heads suspended in liquid nitrogen when they died, in the hope that they would someday be resurrected.
His body was whisked away to the Arizona desert: There, inside the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Williams' corpse was plunged into a stainless-steel vat of liquid nitrogen, a chemical element so frigid it chilled his body to -195[degrees]C (-319[degrees]F).