Greg Osmon


Gregory Allen Osmon
17 Oct 1955 - 27 Jul 2002
Gold Rush Memorial Panel 1UR (surname on badge is incorrect)


Greg passed away peacfully on July 27, 2002, after a long battle with AIDS. Born in Park Rapids, Minnesota on October 17, 1955 to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Osmon, Greg is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Osmon of Seattle, Washington, and several nieces and nephews.

After Greg graduated high school, he enlisted in the Army, where he began his life-long career as a male nurse, caring for people. He was a resident of San Francisco for several years. Greg was always involved with helping others. He was elected Grand Duke XXVII of San Francisco, and reigned with Grand Duchess XXVIII Angelina. Greg was also involved with the San Francisco Leather Corps, and the High Steppers Square Dance Club.

Greg had such a love for life. He will be greatly missed, but never forgotten for his friendship and contributions to the community. He leaves several close friends behind.

There will be a Celebration of Life, in Greg's honor, on Saturday, September 8, 2002, from 3-6 p.m., at Marlena's, 488 Hayes St., San Francisco.[1]



  1. Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco, CA) Thursday, 05 Sep 2002