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  In Memoriam

Chicagoans Lost to AIDS

Many more names have been added to this list since it was first published on May 30, 2001, along with Windy City's AIDS AT 20 cover story.

All new submissions will be added to the as quickly as possible.
Submit to Please include your name and contact information and at least one line of description of the person lost to AIDS.

Although a list such as this could never be complete, this list is updated continuously based on news coverage and submissions from readers. When submitting a name, please e-mail or mail with a few facts about the person lost to AIDS and your own contact information.

John Abbott

Paul Adams

Robert Adams

David Aites

Billy Albiez

Ortez Alderson

Victor Alfonso

Ken Allen

Thomas Almada

Joe Alongi

Greg Anderson

Paul A. Anderson

Ron Anderson Tandy

Andrews Barry Arkin

Albert "Alana Russell" Arteese

Ron Arunno

Joel Baer

James Balcazar

Ted Bales

Robert Barrett

Tim Barry

Michael Barto

Joe Bass

Stephen Bates

Chris Bean

Robert Bearden

David Bell

Janet Bell

Jeff Bivona

Rodney Bledson

Ray Blevins

Bruce Bliss

Bruce Blumberg

Phillip Bondi

James Earl Bontrager

Burnell Bosserman

Dr. Allan Bouggad

Dick Bouvey

Lee Boyce

Allan (Baby Cheeks) Boyd

Bob Brady

Dr. Stephen Brahill

Jonathan Brand

Paul Brawley

Wayne Buidens

Jon Byrne

Tom Byron

Darren Caffee

John Cain

Thom Callahan

Perdy Carr

Richard Cash

Rick Catahan

Samson Chan

Richard Chen

Michael Coakley

Jon Cockrell

Burt Cohen

Jerrold Cohen

Jeff Colby

Bobby Cook

Luis Corral

Chris Cothran

Jerry Crawford

Ronald C. Cropek

Charles Dathel

Rich Davis

Samuel F. Davis

Grace Diaz

Ingrid Delgado

Jim DeLacerda

Frank Dempsey

Dan DiLeo

Thom Dombkowski

Dan Don

Novella Dudley

Jennifer Duna

Eddie Dugan

Isaac DuPree

David Navarro Edmonds

Ferd Eggan

Brian English

Ralph Erhaes

David Evans

Faron Evans

Tom Feole

Steve Feinstin

Jeff Fields

Tom Fisher

Andy Flaksman

Joey Flor

Daniel Flora

Vincent Floridia

Tom Foale

Robert Ford

Tony Ford

Bon Foster

Gene Freeman

Eric Freiheit

Nunzio Fresta

Bary Friedman

Donald S. Fromm

Dr. David Paul Frusti


Tom Garland

Vince Garrido

Cleveland Gates

Steve Gibson

John Givens

Aaron Gold

Jay Goldberg

Frank Goley

Rodger Gonder

Denise Gonzalez

Donald Gould

Larry Gowen

George Zigmund Grabiec

Paul Granata

Ida Greathouse

Jeff Green

Joe Gregg

Pat Griffin

John Gubrud

George "Dick" Guenther

Garth Guido

Tony Guilemi

David Gutfreund, M.A.

James "Jimmy" Guth

Jerry Haislmaier

Bruce Hall

G. Daniel Hall

Bo Halley

Rich Halloran

John Hammell

Johnnie Hartman

Larry Hartman

Tony Hason

Charles M. Hathaway

Marty Heiman

Ellen Heitzman


Will Henderson

Donald D. Hendricks

Christopher Hickey

Derrick Hicks

Mark Hieber

Brad Hilkin

Dr. Sam Hill

Duane Hoevet

Carroll Hoggard

Anthony Hollins

Joseph Holmes

Bill Holt

Norris Hopkins

Ralph Hosmer

Samuel Householder

Thom Hudson

Robert Huntley

Jack Hutchinson

Diana Hutton

Bill Iasillo

Eddie Izzo

Steve Jackson

Tim Jacobson

Alan Jaffe

Bob Janatta

Dick Jeffies

Vera Jennings

Al Jensen

Christian John

Ray Johnson

Hank Jones

Christian Joppa

Patrick Joyce

Thomas Kach

R. Fred Kampe

Mike Kapec

Patrick Kasaras

DeJon Karlae

Michael Kaye

Frank Kellas

John Kent

Brian Jamie Kirkwood

Tony Kiser

Irwin Klein

John Klein

Paster Paul Knutson-ELCA

Douglas A. Kohfeldt

Joe Kontoff

David Kouba

Warren Kraft

David Krumroy

Thomas C. Land

Ron "Rachel" Laney Jr.

Richard W. Landry

Robert Lapointe

Brant Larson

Brian Lasser

Travis Lawhon

Eddie Layton

Regino "Gino" Legislador

Andy Leo

Billy Leveans

Scott Lidmon

David Lithgow

Alan Littoff

Charlene Lofton

Joseph Looby

Joseph R. Loverix

Gary Lucas

Bobby "Positive" Lutz

Bill Maggio

Peter Maneri

Kevin Manley

Michael Manthie

Jerome M. Manzardo

Norma Markum

Alan Marn

Patrick Noel Martinez

Gerald Mast

Chip Mathews

Douglas John Matson

William McClain

Dr. Richard McDonald

Derrick McLaughlin

James Ozzie McMahon

Scott McPherson

Kevin Meagher

David Mealer

Tom Melke

Tom Mlady

Drew Michaels

Kelly Michaels

Doug Millwood

Chicago Molly

Gary Monochir

Dennis Moore

Patrick "Tim" Timothy Moore

Rodney M. Morgan

Stephen James Muetterties

Michael P. Munoz

Jimmy Lee Murray

Mike Murphy

Grady Neely

Tom Neniskes

George Nessif

Marty Newbeck

Gigi Nicks

Andre Nosworthy

Charles "Chuck" O'Grady

Raymond O'Neill

Rick Oechsle

Carl Off

Michael Omega

Tom Orabutt

Dom Orejudos

Chris Acie Pack

Glenda Pagan

Michael Pakis

Christopher Partlo

Tom Paroubek


Frank (Paco) Pedroza

Bob Pelinski

Ken Peterson

William Peterson

Brian Philpot

Mark Pollock

David Poynton

Doug Pratt

Hugh V. Prince

Chuck Principe

Larry Dante Prospero

Tony Rago

Cecil Romano

Yvette Ramos

David Randall

Rodolpho Rangel

Scott Rawls

Sean Reardon

Thomas S. Reese

Jon Reich

"Lady Catiria" aka Catiria Reyes

Lon Rice

Jeffrey Ritter

Billy Rizzo

Jon Rodgers

Thomas G. Rogers

Cecil Romano

Dr. John Rouse

William Rowe

Don Rubino

Thomas Block Rubnitz

George Ruff

Johnathan Ryan

Dr. Ron Sable

Rex Sandborg

Gail Sacks

John Salewski

Daniel Sanchez

Jay Savage

Paul Shields

Bobby Lee Smith

Nelson Sanchez

Norma Michelle Sanders

Frank San Miguel

Dale Sapper

Bill Sawicki

John W. Schmid

Dean Schroeder

Dale Schubert

Randolph Scott

Bobby Shelton

Dr. Greg Shipman

Michael Simanowicz

Rock Simcina

Jeff Skidmore

Larry Sloan

James Monroe Smith

Maxwell Smith

Jerry Snell

Dan Snow

Bob Snyder

Dick Snyder

Carey South

Danny Sotomayor

Ralph Southerton

Tommy Sparks

Troy "Allen" Spitzer

Gregory Sprague

Dr. Robert K. Stark

Jim St. Clair

Lawrence Steger

Paul Stein

Paul Stensland

John Stillwell

Randy Storm

Tim Sullivan

Johnny Szyler

Dixon Tabla

Mitchell Jay Taylor

Jim Thompson

Scotty Thompson

Michael Thurnherr

Mildred Tirado

Butch Toland

Alyn Toler

Louis Tondola

Randy Treff

Tom Triplett

Robert Tyler

Chris Urbanik

Greg Urbauev


Russell G. Vaillancourt

Juan Valle

Ron Van Dyke

Mark Vanesco

Tony Venezia

Joe Vest

Harold "Buddy" Vogt

Orville "Butch" von Toland

Phil Ursich

Jim Vaughn

Juan Antonio Villa

Al Wardell

Jon P. Weisinger

Bryan Whisenant

Duane White

Stephen White

Susan White

Bennet Williams

Eula Mae Williams

George Williams

"Blue Feather" Charles Wilson

Leivery Van Williams

Jerry Wicks

David Wojnarowicz

John Wright

Joseph Zendell

Donald Ralph Ziebarth

Charley Zubazaretta

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