Tragically died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator in their bus.
Had brain damage. From Detroit
Nicknamed Frankenstein. Huge man. Always hung out on Milpas.
Long time homeless in SB. Vietnam Vet but never saw war. Loved music, kind man with many friends. Walked very far every day. Killed in crosswalk on State St by unlicensed teenager.
Dual citizen of Canada & USA. Marched across USA on Homeless & Poor People’s Peace Walk of 1988. Humorist. Shouted “Give me a quarter & I’ll take out Rush Limbaugh.” Made daily money shouting that. Fought for public toilets downtown. Died in his wheelchair on State Street.
Was lots of fun with contagious laugh. Friends with many cops. Favorite saying was “cool beans.” Took care of many on the streets. Died of liver failure in Florida.
In loving memory of Julianna “Jewels” Moreno a memorial service was held on Goleta Beach
Sunrise 7-21-59 Sunset 7-28-16
Beaten to death in doorway while sleeping at medical clinic in Isle Vista
During the flooding storms of 2006, the underpass on State St was very deep. He jumped in to swim. The contaminated water entered his heart, infected him & he died.