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Garry George Bowie, Executive Director of Being Alive Los Angeles, respected community leader and advocate, and devoted family man, died April 7, 2020, from complications related to COVID-19.

Garry dedicated his life to compassionate advocacy for those living with HIV/AIDS and for the local homeless community. He served as a founding board member and executive director of the Long Beach AIDS Foundation in 2004. He was named 2008 “Man of the Year” by the Long …

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Cause of death

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Method of disposition

Cremation

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Memories & condolences

Jim Tucker — Met Garry in 1980 when I came out he was a sweet man. We met …
Sept. 27, 2020, 11:05 a.m. PDT
Mark Raymond
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May 7, 2020, 12:34 a.m. PDT
John P. Ilvento — After going on disability, I wanted to volunteer...to give back and since I was a …
May 6, 2020, 5:24 p.m. PDT
DANIEL HERNANDEZ — Thank you Gary for "Being Alive" and bringing so much HEART to this special place …
May 3, 2020, 5:52 p.m. PDT
Emery Chang — So I'm an HIV physician at UCLA CARE and I frequently refer patients for services …
May 1, 2020, 11:32 a.m. PDT
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