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Fakir Musafar, an icon of the modern body modification culture, died at his home in Menlo Park August 1. He announced in May that he was fighting advanced lung cancer. He was 87.
Paul Lorch, a gay man who, as editor of the Bay Area Reporter in the early 1980s, opposed closing gay bathhouses to stem the spread of AIDS and published a list of gays he said were "enemies" of the community, died July 21. He was 86.
This week's obituary for Jim Lechleitner.
This week's obituary for Cindy Lee ("Samantha" or "Tornado") Terhune.
This week's obituaries.
Tom Gallagher, the country's first openly gay Foreign Service officer who was forced to quit because of his sexual orientation but was later reinstated, died July 8 in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. He was 77.
The obituary for Samuel Howard Aller.
Obituary for R. Wayne Henderson.
The obituary for Dean R. Polton.
Obituary for John E. Voyles.
This week's obituary for Hope Berry Manley.
A gay man collapsed and died Sunday, June 10, while participating in Flagging in the Park at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.