Obituaries

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.

Former B.A.R. editor Paul Lorch dies

Former B.A.R. editor Paul Lorch dies

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.

Obituary: Cindy Lee ("Samantha" or "Tornado") Terhune

Obituary: Cindy Lee ("Samantha" or "Tornado") Terhune

This week's obituary for Cindy Lee ("Samantha" or "Tornado") Terhune.

Obituary: Jim Lechleitner

Obituary: Jim Lechleitner

This week's obituary for Jim Lechleitner.

Obituaries: Charles Andrew ("Chuck") Slaton

Obituaries: Charles Andrew ("Chuck") Slaton

This week's obituaries.

Tom Gallagher, first out Foreign Service officer, dies

Tom Gallagher, first out Foreign Service officer, dies

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.

Obituaries: Samuel Howard Aller

Obituaries: Samuel Howard Aller

The obituary for Samuel Howard Aller.

Obituary: R. Wayne Henderson

Obituary: R. Wayne Henderson

Obituary for R. Wayne Henderson.