Obituaries

Obituaries: Gary Mitchell Lang

Obituaries: Gary Mitchell Lang

The obituary for Gary Mitchell Lang, who ran his own graphic design business that focused on Bay Area performing arts groups.

Obituaries: James "Jim" Edward Doherty Jr.

Obituaries: James "Jim" Edward Doherty Jr.

The obituary for James "Jim" Edward Doherty Jr., who was a social worker before becoming a travel counselor.

Obituaries: Michael Richard Phelan

Obituaries: Michael Richard Phelan

The obituary for Michael Richard Phelan, who ministered to others as a funeral home director.

Leaders mourn death of Alameda Supervisor Wilma Chan

Leaders mourn death of Alameda Supervisor Wilma Chan

LGBTQ and allied leaders reacted with an outpouring of support and tributes for Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan after she was killed by a motorist November 3 while walking her dog in Alameda. Ms. Chan was 72.

Obituaries: Lawrence "Goombah" Kelleher

Obituaries: Lawrence "Goombah" Kelleher

The obituary for Lawrence "Goombah" Kelleher, a spiritual seeker who loved the outdoors.

Obituaries: William Townsend Stewart

Obituaries: William Townsend Stewart

The obituary for William Townsend Stewart, a calligrapher and one of the first Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Obituaries: Arnold Rice

Obituaries: Arnold Rice

The obituary for Arnold Rice, an artist and architect.

Wakefield Poole  (February 24, 1936 — October 27, 2021) Remembering a visionary

Wakefield Poole (February 24, 1936 — October 27, 2021) Remembering a visionary

Although he worked as a dancer, choreographer, and shop owner, Wakefield Poole is best known for his groundbreaking feature-length gay erotic films, particularly 'Boys in the Sand.'

Obituaries: William Terry Lesyk

Obituaries: William Terry Lesyk

The obituary for William Terry Lesyk, a lifelong singer, dancer, actor, musician, composer, writer, photographer, gardener, and raconteur.

Jock Talk: Former SF Fog coach and rugby champion player Kathy Flores dies

Jock Talk: Former SF Fog coach and rugby champion player Kathy Flores dies

Former San Francisco Fog rugby coach Kathy Flores died Thursday, October 21, after a long battle with colon cancer. She was 66.

Obituaries: David Draper

Obituaries: David Draper

The obituary for David Draper, who managed the costume shop at the American Conservatory Theatre for 25 years.

Marcia Freedman, first out Knesset member, dies

Marcia Freedman, first out Knesset member, dies

Marcia Freedman, the first out lesbian and American woman to serve in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, died in Berkeley, California September 21.

Obituaries: Gerry Hill

Obituaries: Gerry Hill

The obituary for Gerry Hill, a longtime volunteer for nonprofits serving queer youth and people living with HIV/AIDS.

Obituaries: Kerry Edward Achor

Obituaries: Kerry Edward Achor

The obituary for Kerry Edward Achor, who was a lifelong artist.