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Obituaries: John William Hughes

by BAR staff

John William Hughes
John William Hughes  

January 12, 1938 — April 24, 2022
John William Hughes, 84, died peacefully at home Sunday, April 24, 2022, succumbing to late-stage Parkinson's disease. Born on January 12, 1938 in Troy, New York, John moved to San Francisco in 1973. He worked for The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Public Library, and volunteered at the Asian Art Museum. John had a magnetic personality that always put a smile on people's faces. He and his jokes will be incredibly missed.

To honor John Hughes, we invite his friends and family to a celebration of life event at the Cinch Saloon, located at 1723 Polk Street in San Francisco, Saturday, May 14, at 1 p.m. to pay tribute to this good-humored gentleman.


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