Lucius Werthmüller (May 12, 1958 - April 9, 2021) was born in Basel, Switzerland. He was a consciousness researcher and parapsychologist. Starting in 1991, Werthmüller served as president of the Basel Psi Association with over 1,200 members, the largest organization in the field of the paranormal and the spiritual in Switzerland. Werthmüller was also editor of Psi-Info, a magazine. In 2000 he was awarded the “Swiss Foundation for Parapsychology” prize. For eight years Lucius was project manager of the “Basel Psi-Days,” a congress with the reputation as the most important public congress on “border areas” of science worldwide. Beginning in 1992, Werthmüller ran an antique bookshop specializing in parapsychology and spirituality.
Werthmüller was a founding board member of the Gaia Media Foundation. He was project manager of the international symposium “LSD – Problem Child and Wonder Drug” in January 2006 on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Albert Hofmann in Basel, and of the “World Psychedelic Forum” held in 2008. Lucius met Albert Hofmann, who was a good friend of his parents, as a child and remained close to him until the end of his life. In 2013, along with Dieter Hagenbach, Werthmüller co-authored Mystic Chemist (Synergetic Press), which chronicled Hofmann's life and discovery LSD.