Absent Friends
A memorial page to my friends who have died from AIDS
(and other causes)

Special Events Today
The following people had the anniversary of their death today:
NameBornDiedWhoCause
Mario Riveccio02/10/194904/16/1988Friend of friendAIDS

Cause of Death:
3Accident
105AIDS
10Cancer
1Diabetes
5Heart Attack
1Hepatitis B
1Murdered
2Natural Causes
1Plane Crash
1Respiratory Failure
1Stroke
Who They Were:
4Boyfriend/Sex partner
14Close friend (visited in hospital)
28Friend
2Friend of Spouse
53Acquaintence
19Friend of friend
5Public figure
6Family
When They Died (when date is known):

131 people

Name Born Died Who Cause
Allen, Jim01/01/195401/07/1993AcquaintenceAIDS
Amadei, James07/28/194504/28/1988AcquaintenceAIDS
Bailey, Gary01/01/195111/14/1989AcquaintenceAIDS
Bardziak, Frank01/09/195411/27/1994AcquaintenceAIDS
Barlow, Matt07/11/195308/21/1992FriendAIDS
Bart, Todd Dunning12/22/196709/11/1991Friend of friendAIDS
Beals, Jerry08/09/195505/25/1991FriendAIDS
Bean, Chris09/06/195702/26/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Bennet, Norah12/22/192006/02/2003FamilyDiabetes
Berg, Paul01/01/195901/09/1989AcquaintenceMurdered
Bible, Chuck03/20/195309/09/1994Friend of friendAIDS
Bodenstein, David11/08/195303/18/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Bonneau, Gilles07/26/194112/25/2002AcquaintenceAccident
Brannigan, Francis L.10/13/191801/10/2006AcquaintenceHeart Attack
Bremer, Lubov09/05/192909/04/2010FriendCancer
Bryan, Buzz01/01/196303/07/1993AcquaintenceAIDS
Burton, Bill 04/09/2012FriendCancer
Byers, Monte Love03/12/195910/10/2010FriendCancer
Ceyrolles, Bill05/26/195104/17/1994AcquaintenceAIDS
Chamberlain, Warren10/27/194612/10/1991FriendAIDS
Chavez, Ray04/21/195311/11/1988AcquaintenceAIDS
Check, Ann Rose04/09/195504/29/1993AcquaintenceHeart Attack
Chelchowski, Robb09/07/195407/16/1992Friend of friendAIDS
Clement, Steven03/03/196010/17/1990Boyfriend/Sex partnerAIDS
Coile, Ellen Miller02/13/193011/10/2013FamilyNatural Causes
Coile, Russell C.03/11/191706/04/2011FamilyNatural Causes
Coile, Jr., Russell C.11/06/194311/10/2003FamilyCancer
Cole, Robert01/01/196402/01/1991AcquaintencePlane Crash
Connolly, Richard Patrick02/23/195308/19/1989FriendAIDS
Da Costa, Tony08/02/195111/14/2011FriendStroke
Dale, Jeffrey05/19/196408/02/1990FriendAIDS
Dant, Dante01/01/195806/09/1989AcquaintenceAIDS
Davis, Oliver  Close friend (visited in hospital)Accident
Deane, David02/13/195005/31/1987Friend of friendAIDS
DeHond, Gordon "Gordy" John07/18/193802/03/1990Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
DeLima, David05/10/195911/09/1990FriendAIDS
Dominguez, Jack01/01/195612/01/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Drum, Leo  AcquaintenceAIDS
Dwyer, Jim  FriendAIDS
Early, Ellis03/30/194712/26/1995AcquaintenceAIDS
Edwards, Bob01/01/194010/30/1990FriendAIDS
Edwards, Jr., Larry01/01/196204/04/1988Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Eisler, Michael07/28/194910/13/1991Friend of friendAIDS
Evans, Arthur01/01/196502/02/1992Friend of friendAIDS
Ferencz, Jon Trevor03/23/195101/08/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Flippen, Ricky12/23/195612/01/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Framo, Robert07/06/195904/25/1993FriendAIDS
Frank, Colin04/12/194105/27/1989Friend of friendAIDS
Franklund, Jeffrey12/27/196311/27/2007Close friend (visited in hospital)Accident
Freeman, Hal  Friend of friendAIDS
Frey, Gene  AcquaintenceAIDS
Frisch, Donald01/01/194807/26/1989Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Fromm, Richard01/01/195003/17/1990Public figureAIDS
Gale, Adam11/26/196311/28/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Gaver, Chasen01/01/195403/11/1989AcquaintenceAIDS
Goode, Violet 12/20/2004FamilyCancer
Grant, Carl06/14/196304/28/1987AcquaintenceAIDS
Green, David  Public figureAIDS
Gregory, Mark Wayne10/15/195709/06/1996Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Grooms, Lucius Allen06/17/194512/03/1992Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Guarino, George01/01/196003/03/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Hakes, Larry04/11/194211/01/1986AcquaintenceAIDS
Hall, James01/01/196212/10/2005AcquaintenceAIDS
Hartwig, Larry  FriendCancer
Hayes, Peter06/02/194410/16/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Hill, Frank01/01/195012/19/1991Friend of friendAIDS
Hovey, Chuck06/12/194805/03/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Hughes, Bill  AcquaintenceAIDS
Jacobs, Jerry01/01/195210/16/1990FriendAIDS
Jerome, Mark02/11/196503/04/1993FriendAIDS
Jones, Hal  FriendAIDS
Jorgensen, Ed12/15/194509/12/1994Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Junghans, Michael09/23/195911/11/1990Friend of friendAIDS
Kamens, David01/01/197102/28/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Kaufer, Michael11/05/194801/26/1989Friend of SpouseAIDS
Kavanaugh, Bob09/07/194003/16/1993AcquaintenceAIDS
Keller, Tom02/13/196303/15/1994Friend of friendAIDS
Kendall, Geoffrey Grigsby03/31/195807/22/2010FriendHeart Attack
Kent, Ray12/02/195703/12/1989AcquaintenceAIDS
Killeen, Leonard Nalty02/12/196301/18/1995FriendAIDS
Knott, Dean01/01/195108/29/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Kruthers, Philip "Phlip"07/18/195601/10/1999Close friend (visited in hospital)Hepatitis B
Latter, Martin Craig "Marty"01/11/195305/08/1992Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Leacock, Kent06/24/194909/02/1998AcquaintenceAIDS
Lebow, Gary07/15/196206/27/2000FriendAIDS
Littell, Bob12/03/194412/26/1993FriendAIDS
Longest, Wayne01/01/195312/12/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Lorentzen, Stig04/15/196006/24/1995AcquaintenceAIDS
Maddix, John02/07/195112/15/1992FriendAIDS
Mazzaferro, Tom 01/13/2003Boyfriend/Sex partnerAIDS
McCreight, Bill04/13/194406/09/1990FriendAIDS
McCumber, Tony12/11/195205/19/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
McJimpsey, Jim02/16/194801/13/1996FriendAIDS
Medley, Larry01/01/194612/15/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Meroney, John06/21/195009/12/1994Friend of friendRespiratory Failure
Morris, Julian M.01/01/194204/18/1993Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Mosher, Rick02/16/195310/09/1995Friend of friendAIDS
Moss, Phil01/28/196003/31/1989AcquaintenceAIDS
Nelson, Walt 07/15/1990FriendAIDS
O'Hara, Scott10/16/196102/18/1998Public figureAIDS
Otley, Jimmy07/21/195808/09/1991Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Ott, Steve  Friend of friendAIDS
Paglia, Ron01/22/193810/11/1986AcquaintenceAIDS
Pate, Walter01/20/195109/25/1992Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Payne, Jeff10/02/195601/01/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Payne-Carter, David12/27/194709/04/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Pendolino, Peter  AcquaintenceAIDS
Perry, Joe  AcquaintenceAIDS
Peters, Tom01/01/195901/18/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Philyaw, Eugene01/01/195304/11/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Pond, Steve01/18/195205/14/1995Boyfriend/Sex partnerAIDS
Powers, Harry  Friend of SpouseHeart Attack
Pulcipher, Jim01/11/194908/11/1991AcquaintenceAIDS
Riveccio, Mario02/10/194904/16/1988Friend of friendAIDS
Robinson, Max05/01/193912/22/1988Public figureAIDS
Rockowski, "Big Bob"12/31/195607/12/2003FriendHeart Attack
Sarvis, Martin07/06/196310/01/1994FriendCancer
Shipp, Jim11/30/192903/16/1994Public figureCancer
Sobus, B.J.11/22/195404/01/1986Friend of friendAIDS
Sollmer, Milo03/10/195703/06/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Steen, Fred01/01/194909/11/1990AcquaintenceAIDS
Taylor, Bill01/23/194407/16/1994FriendCancer
Trevathan, Jr., Henry Lawrence06/09/195704/23/1989Boyfriend/Sex partnerAIDS
Unger, Rick02/09/194608/11/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Valle, Miguel Angel11/18/196104/02/1992Friend of friendAIDS
Van Den Broeder, Alan Elmer09/05/195303/07/1990Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS
Walker, Keith01/01/194406/09/1992AcquaintenceAIDS
Wallace, Peg01/18/192403/20/2008FamilyCancer
West, Rick09/15/195507/31/1990Friend of friendAIDS
Zadrozny, Ray11/23/195702/09/1987AcquaintenceAIDS
Ziemba, Stanislav C.04/01/194111/14/1994Friend of friendAIDS

Life is eternal; and love is immortal;
and Death is only a horizon;
and a horizon is nothing
save the limit of our sight.
—Rossiter Worthington Raymond (1840-1918)