October #85 : Obituaries - by Suzy Martin

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Tough Act to Swallow

Worlds Collide

Alone on the Range

Two-Timin' Man

New Head, Same Hydra?

Mup Roar

Land of Oz

Merger Mania

AZT Fraud?

Off The Cuffs

Red Scare

Hardish Times

Fatwa Skinny

What's In A...?

Epis Appeal

Mining for Meaning

Losing Control

No Guest List

Hep Hooray

Home Remedy

Did You Hear?

Status Seeking

Editor's Letter



Sins of Transmission

Porn Again

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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October 2002


by Suzy Martin

Nelson X. Figueroa, 45, profiled in POZ during his struggle for access to myelopathy treatment [see “Sweet Chariot,” POZ, February 2000], died of AIDS July 5. He had realized his dream of publishing a book of poems, Pigs, Parrots and Pain (available from ManhattanWriters@aol.com). “Nelson’s life was prolonged by his ability to write,” said his sister Marisol....Jackson Myars, 38, founder and director of the HIV positive choral group Positive Voices [see “Leather and Grace,” POZ, October 1996] died May 28 of AIDS. The group’s recordings, Windows of Hope and Until It’s Over, can be ordered by calling   800.501.HOPE.... Greg Haller, an actor and director whose many contributions to the HIV community of western North Carolina included the AIDS fundraiser “Asheville on Broadway,” died of AIDS June 6 at age 47.

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