Obituaries

Obituaries: Ronald Charles Agnew

Obituaries: Ronald Charles Agnew

The obituary for Ronald Charles Agnew, who served in Vietnam and went on to work for the federal court system. He was also involved in drag royalty.

Obituaries: Aldo Arias

Obituaries: Aldo Arias

The obituary for Aldo Arias, who worked as a hair stylist/beautician for most of his professional career and lived in San Francisco for many years.

Obituaries: Jon Bush

Obituaries: Jon Bush

The obituary for Jon Bush, who was an electronic music composer and longtime member of the dance music collective Moontribe.

Obituaries: Stephen Merrell Jull-Patterson

Obituaries: Stephen Merrell Jull-Patterson

The obituary for Stephen Merrell Jull-Patterson, who wrote and performed one-man shows and later moved to Alameda where he and his husband raised their four children.

Partner seeks answers in death of cyclist David Sexton

Partner seeks answers in death of cyclist David Sexton

It's been more than a month since gay San Francisco cyclist David Sexton was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the East Bay city of Richmond, and his partner told the Bay Area Reporter that he's frustrated with the slowness of the investigation.

Rev. Stephen Pieters, interviewed by Tammy Faye Bakker about AIDS, dies

Rev. Stephen Pieters, interviewed by Tammy Faye Bakker about AIDS, dies

The Reverend Albert Stephen Pieters, a gay man living with AIDS whose interview by televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in the 1980s opened people's minds about the disease, died July 8 in Los Angeles.

Obituaries: Jon P. Borset

Obituaries: Jon P. Borset

The obituary for Jon P. Borset, an early gay activist who was arrested at the New Year's dance at California Hall in 1965.

Obituaries: Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison

Obituaries: Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison

The obituary for Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison, who retired from the California Department of Social services. He enjoyed traveling and searching for antiques.

Obituaries: Robert Neal Thornton

Obituaries: Robert Neal Thornton

The obituary for Robert Neal Thornton, who owned The Cinch Saloon on San Francisco's historic Polk Street.

Gay glass artist Bruce St. John Maher dies

Gay glass artist Bruce St. John Maher dies

Bruce St. John Maher, a gay man and glass artist, died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Monte Rio on April 9, Easter Sunday.

Obituaries: Robert Wayne Starkey

Obituaries: Robert Wayne Starkey

The obituary for Robert Wayne Starkey, aka the Truth Fairy, who was an LGBTQ activist, writer, and photographer.

Former tech worker Joseph Bucciarelli dies in San Jose

Former tech worker Joseph Bucciarelli dies in San Jose

Joseph Bucciarelli, a gay man who once had a promising career in the tech field but whose mental illness eventually led him to be homeless, died May 13 in San Jose after he was struck by a transit van.

Obituaries: Lee Terry Chandler

Obituaries: Lee Terry Chandler

The obituary for Lee Terry Chandler, who established a wide circle of friends after he moved to San Francisco in 1980.

Memorial set for David Hurles

Memorial set for David Hurles

A celebration of life for gay pornographer David Hurles will be held Saturday, June 3, at the Bob Mizer Foundation's headquarters in downtown San Francisco.