Obituary • 10-16-15

Posted on 16 Oct 2015 at 7:45am

  Alan Frakes, 70, died at his home in Dallas on Oct. 3. Born in Lawton, Okla., Frakes moved to Dallas at 19. He began his business, The Frame House on Routh Street in Uptown, in 1967 and was one of the leading picture framers in Dallas for 47 years. Frakes is survived by James […]

Obituary • 09-04-15

Posted on 04 Sep 2015 at 7:55am

Daryl Lee Dalton, a joyous soul, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, but his spirit remains for his family and many friends. He struggled with MS and later cancer, but neither illness could ever defeat his wit or kind heart. Daryl was born Nov. 1, 1969, and graduated Trinity High School in Bedford in 1988. He […]

Obituary • 07-24-15 • Timothy Udell Thompson

Posted on 24 Jul 2015 at 7:40am

Timothy Udell Thompson, 54, of Dallas, passed away June 7, 2015. He was born Aug. 4, 1960, in White Plains, N.Y., to Henry B. Thompson, Jr. and Barbara (Young) Thompson. Tim grew up in Red Hook, N.Y., and moved to Dallas 25 years ago where he made countless, dear friends who became his Dallas family. […]

Obituary • 07-24-15 • Mark Arthur Shekter

Posted on 24 Jul 2015 at 7:35am

  Mark Arthur Shekter, Dallas architect and GLBT advocate, passed away from pancreatic cancer on July 19 just before his 73rd birthday. Mark was owner/principal broker of Surrealty real estate firm, founded in 1981. For 44 years, he was the owner of the award-winning nationwide residential design firm Graphic+Design+Group+International+Inc. Since 1971, Mark and his firm […]

Obituary • 07-17-15

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 7:55am

Brooks Lamar Camp was born Oct. 28, 1944 and died July 10, 2015. He was born in Dallas to James L. Camp and Ariana W. Camp and was preceded in death by them; a brother, Thomas M. Camp; a sister, Stirling Camp Austin, and a nephew, Brent Austin. After graduating from Highland Park High School, […]

Obituary • 06-12-15

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 7:30am

  Paul Klinter, previous co-owner of DeWayne’s Oasis Bars in Dallas, Texas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 29. He is survived by his spouse of 20 years, DeWayne Willingham. A celebration of his life was held at Club Cherries, 2506 Knight Street on Saturday, June 6. This article […]

Obituary: 05-06-15

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 3:24pm

Paul Klinter previous co-owner of Dewayne’s Oasis Bars in Dallas, Texas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 29th 2015.

Remembering Jac Alder

Posted on 23 May 2015 at 3:05pm

I didn’t know Jac Alder as well as many other people. But I knew him well enough: Through his largesse, his artistry, his commitment. He wasn’t a tall man; but he was a giant

Obituary: 05-08-15

Posted on 08 May 2015 at 8:05am

  Paige Nicole Thompson, 33, was born Feb. 5, 1982, in Bryan, Texas, and passed away on April 22, 2015. Paige was an incredible friend, a loving mother to her Great Dane daughter Sadie, a tireless advocate for LGBT equality as a leader for the Human Rights Campaign, and could never say no to an […]

Beloved music director and actor Terry Dobson dies at 59

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 6:00am

Terry Dobson, who for 30-plus years served as a music director, keyboardist, actor, playwright and bon vivant in the Dallas theater community, died last night. He was 59. It was hard to miss Terry. Standing six-foot-six and cutting a lanky silhouette with a Marty Feldman-esque mug, he towered over theater lobbies. But much of his […]