Archive for the In Memoriam Category

ANTONIA “TATA” FLORES

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2011 [Posthumous] Antonia “Tata” Flores (1958-2008) was a great asset to the visibility and pride of Chicago’s […]

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BOB GAMMIE

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2010 [Now Deceased] Affectionately known as “Ma” or “Gammie,” Bob Gammie has been an activity organizer and […]

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DAN DI LEO

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2010 [Posthumous] Dan Di Leo moved to Chicago in 1977 and shortly afterward began working as a […]

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MARILYN URSO

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2009 [Now Deceased] For 17 years from 1990 to 2007, Marilyn Urso, R.N., served as […]

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FRANK M. ROBINSON

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2009 [Now Deceased] The journalist, activist, and award-winning novelist Frank M. Robinson, was a journalist, novelist, and […]

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MARCIA J. LIPETZ

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2009 (now deceased) Marcia J. Lipetz, Ph.D., has a long history of leadership, energy, passion, and vision […]

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JOE LA PAT

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2008 [Posthumous] Joe La Pat (1943–2008), , born in 1943 in Racine, Wisconsin, built a successful career, […]

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STEPHEN (WANDA LUST) JONES

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2008 [Posthumous] Stephen Jones (deceased 1980), entertainer and health advocate, was known widely in Chicago’s gay communities […]

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EDDIE DUGAN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2008 [Posthumous] Eddie Dugan (1944–1987), helped invent the disco Ephenomenon in the 1970s, was a brilliant showman […]

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KATHERINE (KIT) DUFFY

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2008 (now deceased) Katherine (Kit) Duffy, Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, in 1944, she has in […]

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