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By BAR staff | May 25, 2022

The obituary for Robert Dean Reiter, who was a longtime attorney for Alameda County.

By BAR staff | May 25, 2022

The obituary for Gerardo Manzo, a popular bartender at the Eagle and Hole in the Wall bars in San Francisco.


By Heather Cassell | May 16, 2022

Pioneering Indian American LGBTQ leader, attorney, and author Urvashi Vaid died at a hospital in New York City May 14. She was 63.

By Cynthia Laird | May 5, 2022

Rick Earl Stokes, famously "the other gay candidate" who ran against Harvey Milk for San Francisco supervisor in 1977, died May 3.


By BAR staff | May 4, 2022

The obituary for John William Hughes, who worked at the San Francisco Chronicle, the SF Public Library, and the Asian Art Museum.

By Eric Burkett | May 2, 2022

The Reverend Canon David R. Forbes, a leatherman, outdoorsman, and Episcopal priest loved as much for his compassion as his intellect, died at his home in Palm Springs, April 26, three days short of his 97th birthday.


By BAR staff | April 27, 2022

A memorial has been scheduled for Robert Mainardi, who ran The Magazine store in San Francisco.

By BAR staff | April 27, 2022

The obituary for Bernardine Anna Banonis, who was a fixture in the Castro neighborhood.


By Cynthia Laird | April 25, 2022

Richard Labonte, who once managed the LGBTQ bookstore A Different Light in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, died March 20 at his home in British Columbia, Canada after a battle with stomach cancer.

By Cynthia Laird | April 25, 2022

Kenneth William Topper, a gay man and longtime state government worker in Sacramento, died April 17 at his home in Arden, North Carolina. He was 65.


By BAR staff | March 16, 2022

Former legislative aide Anna Damiani was remembered at a celebration of life March 12 in San Francisco.

By BAR staff | March 16, 2022

The obituary for Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, who organized the Day of the Dead Ritual Procession in San Francisco's Mission district for decades.


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