Norman Tanner, a noted LGBTQ activist and health care advocate, has died while hospitalized following an October 3 hit-and-run collision. Mr. Tanner was crossing the intersection of Baker and Oak Streets in San Francisco not far from his home, when he was struck by a vehicle that was running a red light, reports say.  Reports indicate that a Prius stopped to look at the victim, but continued to drive. Mr. Tanner was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a severe head injury, passing away on October 5. The accident is under investigation and police are currently searching for witnesses. Mr. Tanner, a respected and beloved figure in the area community, was 60 years-old.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased during this difficult time.

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