Mark Askew


Mark Ferris Askew

30 Jan 1957 - 2 Dec 1991
Times Squares Memorial Panel 2LL

Mark is remembered with panels on the AIDS Quilt Blocks 1984 & 2280


ASKEW, Mark Ferris — In San Francisco, December 2, 1991 at 4 pm; survived by his father Arthur Askew; two grandmothers and family in Oklahoma; brother Neil Askew and family in South Carolina; great aunt Kathryn Walden of the East Bay; he also leaves his loving friend Dennis Cooney of New York City; as well as his life-partner of five years Will King of San Francisco.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 16, 1991; at 6 pm at the Swedenborgian Church located at the corner of Lyon and Washington Streets in S.F. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Audubon Society or the Shanti Project in his name.[1]


We have just learned that former member, Mark Askew, who moved to California a few years ago has died. Unfortunately, we haven’t any details at this time.[2]



  1. The San Francisco Examiner (San Francisco, CA) Thursday, 12 Dec 1991, p.A-21
  2. Times Squared newsletter, v.8 no.7 (March 1993) p.2