• Wednesday January 20, 2016
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December 10, 1959 �" December 21, 2015

Grahame was a dedicated son to Maxine and Ronald Perry (both deceased), beloved partner to Maurice Lin, and loving brother to Danielle Perry. For friends and family of Grahame, a memorial ceremony and party celebrating Grahame's life will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, February 13 at the Jewish Community Center, Kanbar Hall, 3200 California Street, San Francisco. Please RSVP through Evite at

Born in London, Grahame immigrated to the U.S. with his parents and sibling in 1969. Grahame graduated from UC Berkeley in 1983 (B.A., psychology). At Berkeley, he was instrumental in leading the Lesbian/Gay Union, and also in initiating a Gay and Lesbian Studies Program for the Associated Students. Grahame moved to his favorite city, San Francisco, in 1997, and retired from his IT career in his early 40s.

Grahame possessed many talents and intelligences, and full-heartedly committed himself to each of his endeavors. He was a dedicated volunteer with Project Inform. Grahame organized Cheek to Cheek, a social dance group, which performed in the 1989 San Francisco Pride Parade and at the 1990 Vancouver Gay Games. Later, Grahame choreographed and taught salsa dance at City College of San Francisco, and performed with his dance group. As a photographer, Grahame was an active member of the 81 Bees photo collective. His genres included night photography, urban landscapes, and panoramic images. Grahame also expressed art and social activism through his long-term HIV-positive survivor photographic projects, "Every AIDS Obituary," "Am I Blue?" and "Materials of Survival" �" shown frequently in galleries and exhibitions. Many of his photographs and listings of his published photo books can be found at