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