Obituary: Joseph Zbycho Kukulka

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Obituary: Joseph Zbycho Kukulka

September 17, 1950 - January 26, 2018

Joe Kukulka was born in Ottawa, Ontario Canada and passed away in San Francisco after battling several chronic health conditions during the last few years. He is the son of Maria Zielinska and Peter Kukulka of Ottawa. He is survived by his husband, John Spakas; his mum; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Linda Kukulka, of Fishkill, New York; and several nieces and a nephew.

He graduated from Carleton University with an advanced degree in physics and electrical engineering before moving to the Bay Area in 1989. He was self-employed as a computer repairman and a masseur. He was active with the Radical Faeries, Billy Club, the Gay Buddhist Fellowship, Kagyu Droden Kunchab, and Parkinson's Disease Active.

He was a kind man and much-loved by those who knew him. His remains will be interred at the San Francisco Columbarium. A memorial service date has not yet been set. For information about the service, email