John Gruber

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: high school teacher and the last surviving founding member in the 1950's of the Mattachine Society, a pioneering gay rights group that grew into a national organization with major objectives including fighting anti-gay discrimination.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a broken hip

 

Born: August 21, 1928

 

Died: February 28, 2011

 

Location: Santa Clara, California