Darryl Hines, a close friend of Michael Irby, tells about the lives Mr. Irby had influenced and how much he will be missed.
Content categorized as Obituaries & Memorials
Three Street Sense Media vendor/artists remember Chino, a former vendor.
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.
Co-founder Ted Henson mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Members of the Street Sense Media family mourn the passing of Donald Brooks.
A celebration of the life of DC Family Services Administration worker Donald Brooks, who passed in late July of 2019.
Laura Zeilinger, Director of the D.C. Department of Human Services, mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Andre Brinson, Joe Jackson, and Barbara Busch share how Charles Davis touched their lives.
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.
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Street Sense Media vendor and contributor Leonard Calvin Hyater Jr. died on July 13, 2018.
Alvin James Dixon, a native Washingtonian and Street Sense Media vendor, died on June 14, 2018.
A memorial for Street Sense Media Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang.
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.
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.
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.
Part of an ongoing initiative to write obituaries for the homeless death. The point is to remember as they came not as they went.
Bryan Gallion talks about Freddy Cougar and how his lifestyle was.
Friends gathered on April 6 to celebrate the life of the late George Siletti, advocate for the homeless for many years. With the help of kind people he overcame his own three-decade battle with homelessness.
Stacey McCormick, a former resident of Open Arms Housing who died at 52, is remembered for her artistic talent and impact on others.