Obituaries

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By Cynthia Laird | June 20, 2018

A gay man collapsed and died Sunday, June 10, while participating in Flagging in the Park at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

By Cynthia Laird | June 6, 2018

Jim Nawrocki, a gay man who wrote book reviews for the Bay Area Reporter, died May 31 at his home in San Francisco. He was 54.


By BAR staff | May 30, 2018

This week's obituary is for Terry Lee Duncan.

By BAR staff | May 23, 2018

This week's obituary is for William Bernard Pielock Jr.


By BAR staff | May 16, 2018

This weeks obituary is for Philip Mark Cortland.

By Alex Madison | May 16, 2018

Friends and colleagues remember Julius Turman, the gay former San Francisco police commissioner who was found dead in his home last weekend.


By BAR staff | May 9, 2018

The obituary for Richard E. Dolbec.

By BAR staff | May 9, 2018

The obituary for Peter K. Lee.


By BAR staff | May 2, 2018

This week's obituary is for Frank John McNamara

By Cynthia Laird | May 2, 2018

Soni S.H.S. Wolf, a lesbian and founding member of the Dykes on Bikes Women's Motorcycle Contingent, died Wednesday, April 25, the organization announced May 1.


By Cynthia Laird | April 25, 2018

John Mehring, a gay man who was a local union organizer and teacher, died March 30 at a hospital in Minneapolis. He was 65.

By BAR staff | April 25, 2018

This week's obituary is for Damien Grey.


By Lisa Keen | April 16, 2018

Well-known former Lambda Legal Defense and Education attorney David Buckel was found dead in a public park in Brooklyn, New York, Saturday, April 14, having apparently taken his own life by setting himself on fire in protest over the use of fossil fuels.

By Cynthia Laird | April 12, 2018

David Bonetti, a gay man and former longtime arts critic for the old San Francisco Examiner newspaper, died Wednesday, April 4, in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was 70.


By BAR staff | April 4, 2018

This week's obituary is for Edward C. Wilson

By Heather Cassell | March 28, 2018

Stanford Law School graduate and Air National Guard search and rescue airman Christopher Tripp Zanetis died in a helicopter crash in Iraq March 15. He was 37.


By BAR staff | February 21, 2018

Obituary for Joseph Zbycho Kukulka.

By BAR staff | February 21, 2018

A memorial and celebration of life will be held for gay marijuana advocate Dennis Peron Sunday, March 11, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Flore, 2298 Market Street in San Francisco.


By BAR staff | February 1, 2018

This week's obituaries.

By BAR staff | January 24, 2018

Obituary for Kenneth Blue


By BAR staff | January 24, 2018

Obituary for Bradley H. Buck

By BAR staff | January 24, 2018

Obituary for Laura B. Moffet


By BAR staff | January 24, 2018

Obituary for Shari Beth Reese

By Liz Highleyman | January 17, 2018

Dr. Mathilde Krim, a pioneering medical researcher and advocate for people living with HIV/AIDS, died at her home on Long Island, New York, Monday, January 15. She was 91.


By Cynthia Laird | January 10, 2018

Michael Counihan, a longtime disc jockey at Club 1220, a gay bar in Walnut Creek, died January 3. He was 65.

By BAR staff | December 20, 2017

This week's obituaries.


By BAR staff | December 13, 2017

This week's obituaries include Roxy Neuhardt and Arthur White.

By BAR staff | November 22, 2017

Juan Perez IV has died.


By Sari Staver | November 15, 2017

Documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff, who made history when she publicly thanked her female then-partner from the stage at the Academy Awards in 1992, died November 7 of metastatic breast cancer.

By Cynthia Laird | November 15, 2017

John Paul De Cecco, a professor emeritus at San Francisco State University and a longtime scholar in the field of human sexuality, died at his home November 2. He was 92.


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