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By Roger Brigham | October 26, 2021

Former San Francisco Fog rugby coach Kathy Flores died Thursday, October 21, after a long battle with colon cancer. She was 66.

By BAR staff | October 18, 2021

The obituary for David Draper, who managed the costume shop at the American Conservatory Theatre for 25 years.


By Heather Cassell | October 7, 2021

Marcia Freedman, the first out lesbian and American woman to serve in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, died in Berkeley, California September 21.

By BAR staff | September 29, 2021

The obituary for Kerry Edward Achor, who was a lifelong artist.


By BAR staff | September 29, 2021

The obituary for Gerry Hill, a longtime volunteer for nonprofits serving queer youth and people living with HIV/AIDS.

By Brian Bromberger | September 20, 2021

Bishop John Shelby Spong, a liberal theologian and ally who championed women's and LGBTQ ordinations and rights, died September 12 peacefully in his sleep at his Richmond, Virginia home.


By | September 1, 2021

The obituary for Dan Crisafulli, a former advertising executive who was a much-loved patron at Castro bars.

By BAR staff | September 1, 2021

The obituary for David J. McCammon, a noted piercer in the Bay Area and later, Palm Springs.


By Cynthia Laird | August 26, 2021

Harry Denton, a gay man and club owner who came up with the idea for the popular former "Sunday's A Drag" show at his eponymous Starlight Room atop the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco's Union Square, died August 22.

By BAR staff | August 25, 2021

The obituary for Eric Jay Larson, a longtime environmental activist.


By Cynthia Laird | August 23, 2021

Michael Morgan, a gay man and the longtime music director and conductor of the Oakland Symphony, died August 20 at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. He was 63.

By BAR staff | August 18, 2021

The obituary for Leonard (Lee) Hartgrave, a former theater critic.


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