Archive for the In Memoriam Category

MARY “MERRY MARY” FEATHERSON

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2005 [Now Deceased] As long ago as 1979, Merry Mary was one of a group […]

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RALPH PAUL GERNHARDT

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2004 [Now Deceased] Ralph Paul Gernhardt fostered the development and cohesion of Chicago’s sexual-minority communities by helping […]

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CHARLES E. CLIFTON

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2004 [Posthumous] Charles E. Clifton made significant contributions as a health advocate for nearly 15 years before […]

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CHRISTOPHER CLASON

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2004 [Posthumous] For several years in the 1970s and 1980s, Chris Clason was a talented, entertaining figure […]

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ROGER BROWN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2004 [Posthumous] Roger Brown achieved international recognition for innovations in American art. He developed a unique way […]

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JOHN PENNYCUFF

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2003 [Now Deceased] On front lines, on sidelines, and behind the scenes, besides supporting reproductive choice and […]

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ROBERT BONVOULOIR FOSTER

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2003 [Posthumous] As an openly gay, high-achieving student and lawyer, Bon Foster was the principal founder of […]

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“CHEF TANIA” CALLAWAY

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2003 [Posthumous] As an out lesbian and a longtime promoter and caterer for community events, Chef Tania […]

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STUDS TERKEL

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2001 [Now Deceased] The renowned author and oral historian, broadcast host, commentator, arts supporter, and […]

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CHUCK HYDE

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2001 [Now Deceased] While working out of the limelight as a businessman and fund-raising advisor, Chuck Hyde […]

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