Edward Zold

 

Age: 38

 

Summary: AIDS activist who became one of the country's most prominent public health and government leaders for his work to secure funding for drugs and treatment programs for people living with AIDS, and who first gained national attention for his work with the Ryan White Project, where he helped to create some of the first AIDS prevention campaigns aimed at gay teens.

 

 

Cause of Death: AIDS-related complications

 

Born: circa 1971

 

Died: November 4, 2009

 

Location: San Francisco, California