Obituaries & Memorials
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Avi Bajpai February 19, 2020
Alice Carter, poet and performer, dies at 35
Street Sense Media vendor and artist Alice Carter tragically passed away on December 18, 2019.
ArtBy Laticia Brock January 8, 2020
Tent City Momma: Barbie Bobbie’s World
Artist and vendor Laticia Brock uses poetry to memorialize her friend Miss Bobbie.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Sean McBride January 8, 2020
Bernard “Chino” Dean Jr, Navy veteran and cartoonist, dies at 46
Remembering Bernard “Chino” Dean Jr.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Jeff Taylor January 8, 2020
She was my best friend
Artist/vendor Jeff Taylor pays tribute to his late friend, Alice Carter.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Darryl Hines October 11, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Tent to a Mansion: A lasting tribute to Brother Michael Irby
Darryl Hines, a close friend of Michael Irby, tells about the lives Mr. Irby had influenced and how much he will be missed.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Marcus Green September 18, 2019
Chino’s mark: Fond memories from friends
Three Street Sense Media vendor/artists remember Chino, a former vendor.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Will Schick August 8, 2019
Obituary: Michael Irby of Washington DC
Michael Irby of Washington, D.C., passed away in the early morning of July 26. He was 65 years old. A memorial service will be held for Michael at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 at All Nations Baptist Church on 2001 N Capitol St NE.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Ted Henson August 7, 2019
Donald Brooks In Memoriam
Co-founder Ted Henson mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy James Davis August 7, 2019
Tributes to Donald Brooks
Members of the Street Sense Media family mourn the passing of Donald Brooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Anonymous July 24, 2019
Ode to Dapper Don
A celebration of the life of DC Family Services Administration worker Donald Brooks, who passed in late July of 2019.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Laura Zeilinger July 24, 2019
Laura Zeilinger, Director of the D.C. Department of Human Services, mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Andre Brinson November 29, 2018
Tributes to Charles Davis
Andre Brinson, Joe Jackson, and Barbara Busch share how Charles Davis touched their lives.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Eric Falquero November 29, 2018
Vendor Memorial: Charles Davis
Charles Martin Davis died of natural causes and was found in his bedroom on Oct. 21, according to a police report. Davis, a Street Sense Media vendor, writer and illustrator, was 55 years young. He often sold newspapers in the Tenleytown neighborhood.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Patty Smith September 19, 2018
Rest in peace Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang
Pound for pound, Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang was the most inspiring “homeless advocate” I have ever known. It was not her vocation. It…
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Eric Falquero July 25, 2018
Vendor Memorial: Leonard Hyater Jr.
Street Sense Media vendor and contributor Leonard Calvin Hyater Jr. died on July 13, 2018.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Matthew Berrick July 25, 2018
Vendor Memorial: Alvin Dixon-El
Alvin James Dixon, a native Washingtonian and Street Sense Media vendor, died on June 14, 2018.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Brian Carome July 2, 2018
Love, always, for Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang
A memorial for Street Sense Media Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Eric Falquero July 2, 2018
Obituary: Matthew Joseph Farkas
Matthew Farkas, a resident at 801 East men’s shelter for several years, died on May 11 at the age of 36. It was exactly one month before his birthday.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Eric Falquero December 22, 2017
Vendor Memorial: The mysterious, masonic “Mick” Matthews
A memorial for John “Mick” Matthews, who sold the Street Sense Media newspaper off and on from 2008 – 2014. He died too soon in September 2017.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Maren Adler June 11, 2017
Obituary: Joey Henderson
Obituary of Tenleytown resident Joey Henderson. Mr. Henderson loved sports and enjoyed simple pleasures such as feeding the birds. He chose to live outside rather than go to city shelters.
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