Obituaries • 01-01-16

Posted on 01 Jan 2016 at 7:40am

  Bruce D. Shelton, 48, died on Dec. 25 after a long illness. Shelton graduated from West Mesquite High School in 1986 and attended Texas A&M and Richland College. He was an active volunteer throughout the community, volunteering for years at Resource Center and Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance. He was also actively involved in […]

Obituaries • 12-18-15

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 7:35am

Donald Groves Donald Groves, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 6, at home in Dallas after a long battle with dementia and esophageal cancer. He was born on Dec. 21, 1937 to Ross and Elvina Groves in Viroqua, Wis., where he acquired his small-town values of love of life and caring for your neighbor. Groves spent his […]

Obituary • 12-04-15

Posted on 04 Dec 2015 at 7:40am

Lee Rodger Memorial services for Lee Rodger will be held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Living, 4801 Spring Valley Road, Suite 115, in Dallas. Born Dec. 30, 1967, in Anchorage, Alaska, Rodger died recently in Dallas. He will be remembered by family and friends as a loving, caring man […]

Obituary • 11-20-15

Posted on 20 Nov 2015 at 7:35am

Winfred Eugene Benavente Busbey Jr. Winfred Eugene Benavente Busbey Jr. of Dallas died Nov. 10 from complications from lung infections at Guam Memorial Hospital in Tamuning, Guam. Busbey was born March 26, 1978 in Guam and has moved between Dallas and Los Angeles since 1996. Busbey, a familiar drag queen along Cedar Springs, performed under […]

Death • 11-06-15

Posted on 06 Nov 2015 at 8:00am

Raymond “Dan” Harper Raymond “Dan” Harper, a former Dallas resident, died Oct. 19 in Fort Laurderdale, Fla. Harper was born on January 27, 1960, and spent most of his life in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to Houston to start a floral design business. He quickly became well known there for his floral designs, but […]

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, […]