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By BAR staff | April 17, 2019

A celebration of life has been announced for ACT UP/East Bay founder John Iversen, who died last October.

By BAR staff | April 10, 2019

The community is invited to remember Ernie Asten on Sunday.


By BAR staff | April 10, 2019

The obituary for Gordon Reeve Gould.

By BAR staff | April 10, 2019

The obituary for Rolvin Reid Risska.


By BAR staff | April 3, 2019

The obituary for Lanz Lowen.

By Cynthia Laird | March 20, 2019

Ernie Asten, the retired fourth generation patriarch of the Cliff's Variety legacy, died March 15, after a 14-year battle with Parkinson's and multiple systems atrophy, or MSA. He was 71.


By BAR staff | March 20, 2019

The obituary for Ron Comella.

By Cynthia Laird | March 13, 2019

Angus J. Whyte, a gay man whose administrative and financial acumen helped guide the San Francisco LGBT Community Center project when it was in its infancy, died March 6 in Palm Springs, California. He was 81.


By BAR staff | March 13, 2019

The obituary for David G. "Adric" Petrucelli

By Cynthia Laird | February 27, 2019

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died Friday, February 22, leaving a void in an office that is dogged in its representation of indigent clients. He was 59.


By BAR staff | February 20, 2019

The obituary for Mary Margaret Isham.

By Roger Brigham | February 13, 2019

Bestselling novelist, social activist, and longtime LGBT sports advocate Patricia Nell Warren died Saturday, February 9, at the age of 82. A cause of death was not immediately reported but Ms. Warren had been battling various health issues.


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