Tim Warady

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October 2, 1956 – June 6, 1998

Timothy John Warady was born in Detroit and attended Lincoln Park High School.  Diagnosed as HIV+ in the late 1980s, Warady became a tireless AIDS activist, volunteering and working with Friends Alliance, the NAMES Project, Wellness House, and other groups.  He and his partner Robert Whitney shared a home in Lincoln Park.  He died from AIDS-related complications at age 41.

Between The Lines, June 25, 1998

Chester Cislo

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July 13, 1945 – September 5, 1994

Chester Cislo attended St. Casimir High School on Detroit’s West Side and worked as a sexton at St. James Catholic Church in Ferndale.  Cislo represented the Detroit Together Men’s Chorus on the Detroit Area Gay/Lesbian Council, was active with Wellness Networks and the NAMES Project, and served on the board for Friends Alliance.  He died from AIDS-related complications at age 49.

Cruise, September 28, 1994