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Fred Wickham, 1941-2014

We add our voices to the several hundred people who attended the September 21 memorial at Fort Mason for Fred Wickham. A longtime resident of North Beach, Fred was a painter, musician, writer, and actor who left an out-sized imprint on city life.

To give you just a sense of the man, a few months before his death, Wickham tweeted “If Jesus were alive today, he’d be arrested for texting while walking across Lake Erie.”

You can read his son’s memories of his father at Wickham’s website

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