Deaths

Posted on 11 Jan 2007 at 6:16pm


Steven Joseph Burke, 38, died Sunday, Oct. 7, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.

He was born in Waterbury, Conn., and had lived in Dallas for 11 years. He worked as a hairstylist and as a personal trainer.

Services will be held Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 5710 East R.L. Thornton Freeway in Dallas.



Eliud Cabrera of Dallas died of cancer on Sept. 26.

Cabrera was born March 11, 1964, in Chicago, and grew up in the Rio Grande Valley. He moved to Dallas in 1989.

He worked as a graphic artist, achieving his greatest artistic success with an original doll with wardrobe, inspired by Stevie Nicks.

Cabrera is survived by his partner of 17 years, Troy Guidroz.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 4015 Normandy Road. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.



Roy Camacho of Dallas died Tuesday, Oct. 2, surrounded by his family and several close friends.

Camacho was born on Sept. 14, 1964 at St. Paul Hospital. He grew up in Oak Cliff. He graduated from El Centro College in Dallas and worked in the printing industry.

He moved to Chicago in 1999 but returned to Dallas last summer to be with his family.

A small service was held for the family on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

A celebration of Camacho’s life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3. All of his friends are invited to attend. For details on the event, please see the DIVA Web site at www.divadallas.org. In lieu of flowers at the celebration, donations will be collected and distributed to a local AIDS charity in Camacho’s memory.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 12, 2007

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