Daniel King

Dan King was a founding member of GABLES-CU (Gay/Bisexual/Lesbian Faculty Staff & Employees at Columbia University). Working with the GABLES HIV Task Force, he compiled and edited An Employee's Guide to HIV/AIDS-Related Issues at Columbia University (1995) which was issued shortly after his death. He will be deeply missed by his colleagues in the Libraries and the University. The NY Times obituary is below.

Daniel King. Former Director of Development for the Columbia University libraries, died on October 27, 1995, from complications related to AIDS. He was 41 years of age and lived in Manhattan with his partner, Dr. Frederick G. More. A native of Columbia, GA, Mr. King attended the University of Georgia and was a graduate of the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration. Initially serving as personal assistant to Madame Vera Stravinsky, widow of composer Igor Stravinsky, Mr. King later joined the publishing field before becoming a development officer, first of the University of Michigan and later of Columbia University.

Besides Dr. More, Mr. King is survived by his parents, Cleon and Mary Blount King of Columbus, GA; his sister Katheryn King of Atlanta, GA; his nephew, Pace Daniel Bearden; and many friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name to an AIDS-related charity of your choice would be appreciated. A memorial service will be held at a date to be announced.

(New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1995.)

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