Obituaries

Obituaries: Max Vela

Obituaries: Max Vela

The obituary for Max Vela.

Gay Jewish philanthropist Al Baum dies

Gay Jewish philanthropist Al Baum dies

Alvin H. Baum Jr., a gay man whose philanthropic efforts benefited the LGBTQ and Jewish communities for decades, died March 28. He was 90.

Obituaries: Emilio Victorio Sánchez

Obituaries: Emilio Victorio Sánchez

The obituary for Emilio Victorio Sánchez.

Obituaries: Sally McDonnell

Obituaries: Sally McDonnell

The obituary for Sally McDonnell.

AIDS activist Tryfan Morys Eibhlyn Llwyd dies

AIDS activist Tryfan Morys Eibhlyn Llwyd dies

AIDS activist and longtime anti-imperialist organizer Tryfan Morys Eibhlyn Llwyd died March 3 in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 70. Survivors said the death was due to natural causes, and not related to COVID-19.

Obituaries: Christopher J. "Chris" Woitel

Obituaries: Christopher J. "Chris" Woitel

The obituary for Christopher J. "Chris" Woitel.

Obituaries: Gary King

Obituaries: Gary King

The obituary for Gary King.

Obituaries: Leanne Martin

Obituaries: Leanne Martin

The obituary for Leanne Martin.

Gay Chinese American activist Hoover Lee dies

Gay Chinese American activist Hoover Lee dies

Hoover Lee, a Hawaii-born gay Chinese American activist and champion of global LGBTQ human rights, died February 11 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He was 83.

Obituaries: Simon Sheppard

Obituaries: Simon Sheppard

The obituary for Simon Sheppard.

San Francisco activist Terrrie Frye dies

San Francisco activist Terrrie Frye dies

Terrrie Frye, a longtime activist and Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club member, died February 4.

Inclusive family life educator EB Troast dies

Inclusive family life educator EB Troast dies

EB Troast, a queer educator in Petaluma who specialized in LGBTQ-inclusive family life and sex education curriculum, died January 11 after she collapsed during a Zoom meeting. She was 37.

Bay Area AIDS advocate William Hershon dies

Bay Area AIDS advocate William Hershon dies

William M. Hershon, a gay man and longtime San Francisco AIDS advocate and attorney, died January 29. He was 67.

SF Women's Building founding director Carmen Vázquez dies

SF Women's Building founding director Carmen Vázquez dies

Carmen Vázquez, the founding director of the Women's Building in San Francisco and a longtime activist for the LGBTQ community and social justice, died January 27 in New York City. She was 72.