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
Walter Pate01/20/195109/25/1992Close friend (visited in hospital)AIDS

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

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)