Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 33 / 14 August 2014
 
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Bill Lewandowski

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September 13, 1950 – March 12, 2014

Bill Lewandowski passed away on March 12, 2014 after battling melanoma. He was 63. He was born in Foley, Minnesota on September 13, 1950 to Darlene and Walter (who preceded him in death). He is also, preceded by his best friend, Diane Schuster, who succumbed to lung cancer two weeks prior to Bill's death.

Bill loved San Francisco and considered it his home. He was a member of the staff of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus for many years and worked in administrative and financial positions for 22 years. For the last 10 years Bill was employed as the director of operations for the nonprofit organization Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, where he was respected and beloved by his co-workers.

Bill is survived by his mother, as well as five brothers and three sisters; 22 nieces and nephews; 23 grand nieces and nephews, and many great friends in northern California, too many to mention. He is deeply loved and missed for his kind, giving heart, his wonderful sense of humor, and for always seeing the glass half full.

Contributions in his memory can be made to the Support For Families of Children with Disabilities at 1663 Mission Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94103.

 




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They must be no longer than 200 words. Please follow normal rules of capitalization and no poetry. We reserve the right to edit for style, clarity, grammar, and taste. Please provide the name and contact information for the funeral home, crematory, or organ donation agency that handled final disposition of the body. This is for verification. Please submit a photo of the deceased. E-mail a recent color jpg. Deadline for obituaries is Monday at 9 a.m., with the exception of special display ad obituaries, which must be submitted by Friday at 3 p.m. For information on paid obituaries, call (415) 861-5019. Obituaries can be mailed to Bay Area Reporter, 395 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Write the deceased's name on the back of the photo. If you include a SASE for the photo's return, write the person's name on the inside of the envelope flap. All obituaries must include a contact name and daytime phone number. They must be submitted within a year of the death.

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