Michael Ross of the Boardwalk Bar Passes Away
The LGBT community in South Florida lost a legend late last week as Michael Ross passed away Thursday Jan, 12. Michael was dance manager at Boardwalk Bar for the past 2 years and served as a life long coach and pageant judge to the local drag community.
Legendary Drag icon, Nikki Adams released a statement on her Facebook Page Thursday which read, “Today is a very sad, sad day,” where responses flooded in with an outpouring of sympathy remarks and postings from the LGBT community nationwide. Michael assisted Nikki throughout her successful pageant and remarkable drag career and the two remained close for decades. His spirit will live on forever through the incomparable talents of Nikki.
Michael is survived by Nikki Adams, The South Florida drag community, and his family and friends at Boardwalk. A special celebration of his life will be held at Boardwalk Monday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m.
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