Adele Starr

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: gay rights pioneer who overcame dismay at her son's homosexuality to become a leading voice for gay rights and marriage equality when she founded the Los Angeles chapter of Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays, a gay rights and acceptance organization known then as Parent FLAG, now as PFLAG.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from surgery

 

Born: February 10, 1920

 

Died: December 10, 2010

 

Location: Santa Monica, California