In Memoriam

  • ‘Queen Mother’ of DJs Dead at 64

    DJ Wendy Hunt knew how to work a crowd.

  • Dale Madison, Poverello Fundraiser, Former Columnist, Dies at 64

    “He could turn a Republican into a Democrat. He was very charming. The man was so charming.” 

  • Female Sniper Remembered for Marksmanship, Friendship

    On the Delray Beach Police Department’s shooting range, Officer Christine Braswell cracked smiles as easily as she rang-up crack shots between the eyes of the figures on her paper targets.

  • In Love That Never Dies: Remembering the Legacy of Diana Hemingway


    The transgender community – locally and abroad – suffered a major loss this week when Diana Hemingway, a local activist and artist who has touched countless lives, took her own life on Dec. 20, 2016.  

  • In Memoriam of Orlando Victims

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  • In Memory of Bradford M. Goff M.D.

    Bradford M. Goff MD, age 66 of New York City and Wilton Manors, Florida, succumbed to a bravely fought battle with brain cancer on July 30th, 2017.  

  • Local Bartender Chance Taffer Dies at 47

    Mr. Christopher “Chance” Taffer, age 47, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida died Monday, January 23, 2017 with his family by his side. Chance was born on June 10, 1969. Everyone who knew Chance knew he was always smiling and could be seen around town, especially at Ramrod where he worked for years.

  • SAGE President Remembered For Sense of Humor

    Friends remembered Ronald A. Catena as a humorist and playboy. The acting president for SAGE of South Florida, Catena succumbed to cancer Aug. 3 at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. He was 78.

  • The Life of Ellwood Autuori

    Ellwood Autuori was a proud gay sober man. Born on January 6, 1941 in Bridgeport Connecticut where he grew up, and worked in Greenwich as a specialist for children with learning disabilities. He received many awards throughout his career and his picture still hangs in the main lobby of the board of education building. He retired early went on to sell real estate, then antiques in Maine, becoming a snow bird in Florida. He enjoyed Florida and eventually there moved full time, remaining very active. 

  • Veterinarian Remembered As Witty Soul

    Uncle Poppie loved to travel and take care of all of God’s creations, said friends and family at a “celebration of life” service Saturday afternoon.