Obituaries

Former SF Fetish Wear founder Robert Todd Fulton dies

Former SF Fetish Wear founder Robert Todd Fulton dies

Robert Todd Fulton, an event promoter and fetish wear website founder also known by his professional name, Scott Morris, died April 14 at his home in Cathedral City, California.

Legendary gay pornographer David Hurles dies

Legendary gay pornographer David Hurles dies

David Hurles, a gay pornographer whose models were plucked from the obscurity of the gritty streets of San Francisco and onto rolls of film shot for his defunct company Old Reliable, died April 12.

Obituaries: Tomas H. Ramirez

Obituaries: Tomas H. Ramirez

The obituary for Tomas H. Ramirez, who held a number of positions in the hospitality industry and was involved with his union.

Foul play not suspected in Heklina's death

Foul play not suspected in Heklina's death

Drag star Heklina apparently did not die of assault or foul play, according to a post mortem conducted by London officials, her good friend Peaches Christ wrote on Facebook April 6.

Obituaries: Rama Selassie Barnwell

Obituaries: Rama Selassie Barnwell

The obituary for Rama Selassie Barnwell, who worked as an HIV test counselor in San Francisco, beginning in the late 1980s.

Drag artist Stefan Grygelko, aka Heklina, dies

Drag artist Stefan Grygelko, aka Heklina, dies

Stefan Grygelko, better known as her drag persona Heklina, has died, her longtime friend Joshua Grannell (Peaches Christ) wrote on Facebook April 3.

Obituaries: John David Lopez

Obituaries: John David Lopez

The obituary for John David Lopez, who worked for many years in the retail sector

Obituaries: John Leonard Haas

Obituaries: John Leonard Haas

The obituary for John Leonard Haas, who worked for Lloyds Bank California and later was a manager at Muscle Systems.

Jean-Baptiste Carhaix, known for photographing Sisters, dies

Jean-Baptiste Carhaix, known for photographing Sisters, dies

Jean-Baptiste Carhaix, a gay man best known locally for his large-format photographs of members of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, died March 7 in Lyon, France. He was 76.

Obituaries: Richard F. Allen

Obituaries: Richard F. Allen

The obituary for Richard F. Allen, who came to San Francisco in the early 1970s and became involved in the gay liberation movement. He was also a longtime nurse.

Obituaries: W.I. (Michael) Westcott

Obituaries: W.I. (Michael) Westcott

The obituary for Dr. W.I. (Michael) Westcott , who came out of the closet after arriving in San Francisco in 1978 and worked as a psychiatrist.

Trans photographer Loren Rex Cameron dies

Trans photographer Loren Rex Cameron dies

Loren Rex Cameron, a trans man whose seminal book of portraits and self-portraits of trans male bodies resonated deeply with many, died November 18, 2022 in Berkeley.

Obituaries: John S. Wilkie

Obituaries: John S. Wilkie

The obituary for John S. Wilkie, a longtime ophthalmologist and member of LGBTQ medical organizations.

Obituaries: Donald Michael

Obituaries: Donald Michael

The obituary for Donald Michael, who worked at the old Mary's Help Hospital (now Seton Medical Center) and was resident manager of the Pierce Building.