Corey Jackson

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July 5, 1991 – October 19, 2010

Born in Florida, Corey Dwayne Jackson graduated summa cum laude in 2009 from Warren Woods Tower High School, where he swam and ran track.  He was employed as a food clerk at McDonald’s in Warren and was a sophomore at Oakland University.  Jackson took his own life at age 19 in a wooded area of campus.  His boyfriend Mario Martin was among his survivors.

Between The Lines, October 28, 2010

Harold W. Vicks Funeral Home

Looking Back: Corey Jackson

Nathan Strickland Jr.

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February 7, 1991 – January 24, 2019

Grosse Pointe Woods resident Nathan DeWayne Strickland Jr. earned his Bachelor’s in forensic psychology from Tiffin University in 2013 and his Master’s in community counseling from Oakland University in 2016.  Strickland worked with LGBT Detroit and the Community Health Awareness Group, was active in Hotter Than July, and attended the First Unitarian-Universalist Church of Detroit.

Between The Lines, January 31, 2019