Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 12 / 23 March 2017
 

Jack Random

OBITUARIES

November 2, 1960 – October 9, 2011


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Jack Random died recently after a long illness. He is survived by his loving partners, Betty Blue and Sunny Owen. A bisexual writer, activist, and poet, Jack was a member of the queer leather community, a computer geek, pagan, atheist, and passionate, polyamorous lover of many.

Originally from San Luis Obispo, Jack came to San Francisco in the late 1990s seeking community, and found it here among kindred souls. Before moving to San Francisco, he discovered Anything That Moves magazine, a thriving source of bisexual connection and community for over 10 years. Some of the writers whose stories he read were people he dreamed of meeting and did!

He made connections in the queer erotica community and was a frequent reader at Perverts Put Out – a longstanding and still-happening event featuring stories spanning the spectrum of queer/gender/kink/poly/bi/leather/geek and beyond.

A memorial celebration will be held on November 1 at the Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission Street (at Grace Street between 9th and 10th streets) in San Francisco, at 7 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Linda Poelzl at mailto:poelzl@earthlink.net or (415) 282-1984.




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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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