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By BAR staff | September 19, 2018

The obituary for Denis Beaulne.

By BAR staff | September 12, 2018

The obituary for Richard Patrick Kronstedt.


By BAR staff | September 12, 2018

The obituary for James Leonard Manges Jr.

By Cynthia Laird | September 5, 2018

Mike McNamee, a gay leather man who owned the popular Stompers Boots in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood for many years, died August 23 at California Pacific Medical Center after a brief illness, friends said. He was 79.


By BAR staff | September 5, 2018

This week's obituaries.

By Liz Highleyman | August 22, 2018

Longtime peace and justice advocate David McReynolds, the first openly gay man to run for president of the United States, died August 17 in New York City.


By Liz Highleyman | August 8, 2018

Fakir Musafar, an icon of the modern body modification culture, died at his home in Menlo Park August 1. He announced in May that he was fighting advanced lung cancer. He was 87.

By Cynthia Laird | August 8, 2018

Paul Lorch, a gay man who, as editor of the Bay Area Reporter in the early 1980s, opposed closing gay bathhouses to stem the spread of AIDS and published a list of gays he said were "enemies" of the community, died July 21. He was 86.


By BAR staff | August 1, 2018

This week's obituary for Jim Lechleitner.

By BAR staff | August 1, 2018

This week's obituary for Cindy Lee ("Samantha" or "Tornado") Terhune.


By BAR staff | July 25, 2018

This week's obituaries.

By Cynthia Laird | July 18, 2018

Tom Gallagher, the country's first openly gay Foreign Service officer who was forced to quit because of his sexual orientation but was later reinstated, died July 8 in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. He was 77.


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