Obituaries

Friends to mourn Norman Tanner at vigil Friday

Friends to mourn Norman Tanner at vigil Friday

A gathering for Norman Tanner, a gay man who was killed in a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco earlier this month, will be held on the corner of Baker and Oak streets Friday, November 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Memorial set for John Iversen

Memorial set for John Iversen

Friends of ACT UP/East Bay founder John Iversen, who died October 1 after experiencing a massive stroke, will hold a get-together Sunday, November 11, at 2 p.m. at King Yen Restaurant, 2995 College Avenue in Berkeley.

Jock Talk: Gay Games co-founder Paul Mart dies

Jock Talk: Gay Games co-founder Paul Mart dies

Gay Games co-founder Paul Mart has died. He was 100.

ACT UP/East Bay founder John Iversen dies

ACT UP/East Bay founder John Iversen dies

John Iversen, a gay man who fought for people living with AIDS and founded ACT UP/East Bay, died October 1 at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley after experiencing a massive stroke. He was 69.

Black Brothers Esteem founder Norman Tanner dies after hit-and-run

Black Brothers Esteem founder Norman Tanner dies after hit-and-run

Norman Tanner, a gay man who was a nationally prominent leader in HIV prevention and support, died Friday, October 5, two days after a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco. He was 60.

Obituaries: Marjory Nelson

Obituaries: Marjory Nelson

The obituary for Marjory Nelson.

Obituaries: Morris Bernard "Butch" Husted

Obituaries: Morris Bernard "Butch" Husted

The obituary for Morris Bernard "Butch" Husted.

Obituaries: Denis Beaulne

Obituaries: Denis Beaulne

The obituary for Denis Beaulne.

Obituaries: Richard Patrick Kronstedt

Obituaries: Richard Patrick Kronstedt

The obituary for Richard Patrick Kronstedt.

Obituaries: James Leonard Manges Jr.

Obituaries: James Leonard Manges Jr.

The obituary for James Leonard Manges Jr.

Former Stompers Boots owner Mike McNamee dies

Former Stompers Boots owner Mike McNamee dies

Mike McNamee, a gay leather man who owned the popular Stompers Boots in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood for many years, died August 23 at California Pacific Medical Center after a brief illness, friends said. He was 79.

Obituaries: Nickylyn "Totie" "Nickko" Cava Jellison

Obituaries: Nickylyn "Totie" "Nickko" Cava Jellison

This week's obituaries.

Gay antiwar activist David McReynolds dies

Gay antiwar activist David McReynolds dies

Longtime peace and justice advocate David McReynolds, the first openly gay man to run for president of the United States, died August 17 in New York City.

Body arts pioneer Fakir Musafar dies

Body arts pioneer Fakir Musafar dies

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.