Obituaries

Obituaries: (Margaret) Ann Valliant

Obituaries: (Margaret) Ann Valliant

The obituary for (Margaret) Ann Valliant, a business operations consultant and political activist.

Rev. Jim DeLange, a supporter of LGBTQ rights, dies

Rev. Jim DeLange, a supporter of LGBTQ rights, dies

The Reverend Jim DeLange, a straight ally who advocated for the LGBTQ community in the Lutheran Church, died August 20 at his home in San Francisco. He was 88.

Obituaries: Kenneth Joseph Fitzharris

Obituaries: Kenneth Joseph Fitzharris

The obituary for Kenneth Joseph Fitzharris, who used to co-own the Bootcamp in San Francisco, and the Paradise Cove in Guerneville.

Former B.A.R. reporter Chuck Colbert dies

Former B.A.R. reporter Chuck Colbert dies

Chuck Colbert, a gay man who was a freelance reporter for the Bay Area Reporter for many years, died June 30. He was 67.

Lesbian author and activist Elana Dykewomon dies

Lesbian author and activist Elana Dykewomon dies

Lesbian author Elana Dykewomon died in her Oakland home August 7, just hours before a staged reading of her first play over Zoom. She was 72.

Lesbian trailblazer Pat Norman dies

Lesbian trailblazer Pat Norman dies

Pat Norman, a trailblazing lesbian in San Francisco who became a "first" in some important city appointments, died August 5 at an assisted living facility in Las Vegas. She was 82.

Obituaries: David Roos

Obituaries: David Roos

The obituary for David Roos, who ran the Perfect Paws doggie daycare in San Francisco for many years until he closed the business and moved to Chicago.

Obituaries: Randy P. Conner

Obituaries: Randy P. Conner

The obituary for Randy P. Conner, who was a Radical Faerie and a gay spiritual seeker, activist, author, artist, and teacher.

Obituaries: Gerry Kirby

Obituaries: Gerry Kirby

The obituary for Gerry Kirby, who performed in theater and music.

Obituaries: Jay Noonan

Obituaries: Jay Noonan

The obituary for Jay Noonan, one of the early contributors to the Bay Area Reporter.

Obituaries: Laurence Joseph Gallagher

Obituaries: Laurence Joseph Gallagher

The obituary for Laurence Joseph Gallagher, a San Francisco native who used to entertain his friends during Sunday afternoon soirées.

Obituaries: Johnny Hedges

Obituaries: Johnny Hedges

The obituary for Johnny Hedges, who consulted with consulted with Marty Blecman for Fantasy Records on the production and re-mix for gender-bending pioneer and disco icon Sylvester and was known as a top DJ.

Obituaries: Michael Nelson Finn

Obituaries: Michael Nelson Finn

The obituary for Michael Nelson Finn, who was a fixture in the local performing arts scene.

Obituaries: Donald Dean Price

Obituaries: Donald Dean Price

The obituary for Donald Dean Price, a longtime volunteer for many causes.