The following is a list of people who have significantly contributed to polyfold theory and/or this wiki - in order of first sightings of a polyfold.
Polyfold master mind 
Kris Wysocki (1955-2016)
Polyfold master mind ... and sc-sorely missed; [some pictures]
Seizing the Means of Regularization ... and enjoying polyfold music
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