Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 47 / 23 November 2017
 

Kenneth Lee Brandow

OBITUARIES


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May 14, 1963 – April 20, 2008

Ken Brandow passed away on April 20 in San Francisco, California. Ken collapsed while dancing at Sundance Saloon, doing something he loved, around friends he loved. Ken is survived by his parents, Harold and Maxine Brandow, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, a brother Larry, sister Darlene, long-term friends near his hometown in Michigan, his friends in SF, and his dog, Cody. Ken was 44.

Ken moved from Michigan to the SF Bay Area in the early 1990's. He was an animal lover, and supported the Humane Society. An avid photographer and cinematographer, Ken produced collections of nature, still life, and a number of short films appearing in local film festivals. He worked as a Web Developer for a national retailer. Ken was active in the recovery community and was an active and recognizable dancer at Sundance Saloon. With his tall frame, silver beard, cowboy hat and perennial smile, he cast a large shadow, which will be missed by all.

Ken sparked joy in the lives of those who knew him well. Farewell Ken, we all miss you. There will be a memorial service at the LGBT Center (1800 Market Street, SF) on Saturday, May 3 at 2pm. For more information, call 415-864-4046.




OBITUARY POLICY

Obituaries should be e-mailed to obituaries@ebar.com.

They must be no longer than 200 words. Please follow normal rules of capitalization and no poetry. We reserve the right to edit for style, clarity, grammar, and taste. Please provide the name and contact information for the funeral home, crematory, or organ donation agency that handled final disposition of the body. This is for verification. Please submit a photo of the deceased. E-mail a recent color jpg. Deadline for obituaries is Monday at 9 a.m., with the exception of special display ad obituaries, which must be submitted by Friday at 3 p.m. For information on paid obituaries, call (415) 861-5019. Obituaries can be mailed to Bay Area Reporter, 44 Gough Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94103. Write the deceased's name on the back of the photo. If you include a SASE for the photo's return, write the person's name on the inside of the envelope flap. All obituaries must include a contact name and daytime phone number. They must be submitted within a year of the death.

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