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By by Jay Blotcher and Cynthia Laird | December 1, 2021

Veteran progressive activist and TV, film, and stage producer Scott Robbe died November 21, according to a statement by Paul Algiers, a longtime friend and the executor of Mr. Robbe's estate.

By BAR staff | December 1, 2021

The obituary for Sandra Ortiz Taylor, a visual artist who once taught at City College of San Francisco.


By Brian Bromberger | November 29, 2021

It is no exaggeration to say that Stephen Sondheim reinvented the Broadway musical and became the quintessential musical dramatist of our age, and the most influential composer-lyricist of the second half of the 20th century.

By BAR staff | November 23, 2021

The obituary for Mark Richard (Rick) Ashworth aka K.C. Dare, who was involved in LGBTQ social and fundraising circles and was Queen I of Krewe de Kinque.


By BAR staff | November 23, 2021

The obituary for Gary Mitchell Lang, who ran his own graphic design business that focused on Bay Area performing arts groups.

By BAR staff | November 23, 2021

The obituary for Carse McDaniel, who worked at the public library and in retirement enjoyed traveling.


By BAR staff | November 17, 2021

The obituary for James "Jim" Edward Doherty Jr., who was a social worker before becoming a travel counselor.

By BAR staff | November 10, 2021

The obituary for Michael Richard Phelan, who ministered to others as a funeral home director.


By Cynthia Laird | November 4, 2021

LGBTQ and allied leaders reacted with an outpouring of support and tributes for Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan after she was killed by a motorist November 3 while walking her dog in Alameda. Ms. Chan was 72.

By BAR staff | November 3, 2021

The obituary for Lawrence "Goombah" Kelleher, a spiritual seeker who loved the outdoors.


By | November 3, 2021

The obituary for Arnold Rice, an artist and architect.

By BAR staff | November 3, 2021

The obituary for William Townsend Stewart, a calligrapher and one of the first Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.


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