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Alpert, Scott, 1955 - 1995

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  • Existence: November 27, 1955 - May 5 1995

Scott Roger Alpert (November 27, 1955 - May 5 1995) was a Jewish writer, artist, businessperson, and activist for gay rights. Born in Denver to parents Evelyn Epstein and Shell Alpert, he graduated West Orange Mountain High School in West Orange, PA. in 1973, and attended Tufts University in Medford, Mass. He managed Kennedy Studios, an art gallery and frame studio in Boston, Mass. He later moved to San Francisco and owned and operated San Francisco Frameworks for 10 years. He then moved to Seattle, WA. Scott was fluent in several languages, including ASL. He was employed as a writer for the Seattle Gay News. In his art, he worked in several mediums, including three-dimensional collage, etching, and oil painting. He wom recognition for his work "The 10 Condiments." He was a member of the Washington Citizens for Fairness and Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. He fought against anti-gay discrimination at all levels. He died in 1995 at the age of 39 in Seattle. He is buried in Pennsylvania. He was survived by his parents, step-parents, sister Sharron Alpert Reichart, three step-sisters, and two step-brothers. An obituary can be found in a 1995 edition of the IJN.

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Box 5, 1976-2006

 File — Box: B230.02.0005
Identifier: B230.02.0005
Overview (69) file folders, include: programs, trips, newsclippings, special events