Memorial for John Iversen
- Print This Page
- Send to a Friend
- Comments (0)
- Share on Facebook
- Share on Twitter
- Change Font Size
There will be a celebration of life for John Iversen, a gay man and longtime East Bay AIDS activist who died last fall, Sunday, May 5, from noon to 2 p.m. at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street in Berkeley.
Mr. Iversen died October 1, 2018 after experiencing a massive stroke. He was 69.
Among Mr. Iversen's many accomplishments was his starting ACT UP/East Bay in 1989 and Berkeley's needle exchange program a year later. At that time, syringe exchange was illegal.
He was also a musician and artist.
For more information, visit the Facebook page at https://bit.ly/2Z9VJxF. To read the Bay Area Reporter's obituary, visit https://www.ebar.com/news/news//266583.