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By BAR staff | March 9, 2022

The obituary for Jim Painter, who worked in the defense industry until his retirement from Lockheed Martin and enjoyed Broadway musicals.

By BAR staff | March 9, 2022

A memorial will be held March 12 for former legislative aide Anna Damiani.


By BAR staff | March 9, 2022

A memorial for former Bay Area Reporter political reporter Bruce Pettit will be held March 19.

By BAR staff | March 9, 2022

A memorial will be held March 12 for Robert Scot Webster, who died in 2020 just before the COVID lockdown.


By BAR staff | March 2, 2022

The obituary for Garth Paul Sayers, a retired civil servant who enjoyed classical music and traveling.

By Cynthia Laird | February 28, 2022

Anna Damiani, who worked for many years as a district aide for gay former state lawmaker Mark Leno, died at her Castro district home February 25. She was 65.


By BAR staff | February 23, 2022

The obituary for Richard Bell, a retired child welfare worker who was also involved in many LGBTQ rights organizations.

By BAR staff | February 16, 2022

Friends will gather February 26 to remember Matt Ariettta.


By Brian Bromberger | February 11, 2022

Arnie Kantrowitz, the early New York-based gay rights activist who wrote a classic queer memoir, taught one of the earliest gay studies college courses in the nation, and was a founding member of GLAAD, died January 21 from complications of COVID-19.

By Sari Staver | February 2, 2022

Kim Corsaro, the former longtime editor and publisher of San Francisco Bay Times LGBTQ newspaper best known for successfully suing a former police chief who tried to suppress the publication, died unexpectedly Monday, January 29.


By Jim Provenzano | February 1, 2022

Known mostly for his underground gay art film 'Pink Narcissus,' artist James Bidgood died while hospitalized on January 31. He was 88.

By Cynthia Laird | January 26, 2022

Bruce Pettit, a City Hall and political reporter with the Bay Area Reporter from 1977 to 1979, died January 20, just 11 days shy of his 77th birthday.


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