Nov 1989

At 39, AHF Co-Founder Chris Brownlie Dies of AIDS

At 39 years old, AHF co-founder Chris Brownlie dies of AIDS on November 28, 1989. Brownlie, an inspiring writer and public speaker, was a key figure in the Los Angeles AIDS movement — and a fearless advocate for people living with AIDS. For his Los Angeles Times obituary, the headline reads: “Chris Brownlie; Crusader for AIDS Care, Hospices.”