A teary funeral for Eric Allen Bass on Tuesday included a mix of longtime friends and City Hall folks, led with dignity by Glide Pastor Douglass Fitch. Family members from Oakland attended as well, and friends put together a beautiful slideshow that showed Bass before AIDS cut down his form, and pneumonia finally felled him. One picture drew the most laughs: Bass pumping his fist and screaming in the front row of a Bush-Cheney rally. Another showed Bass with Willie Brown at the 2003 Examiner Christmas party. … In attendance: Dennis Herrera and posse … Bill BarnesGavin Newsom and most of the Newsom for Mayor field staff – Ryan Chamberlain, Johnny Wang, Daniel Homsey, Malia Cohen (who organized) … Trent RhorerHeather HilesEric MarKamala Harris and Debbie MeslohMeagan LevitanLinda RichardsonAngelo Alioto and sons Joe and Gian Pauloh. brownHank Donat … … Allen WhiteMarc SalomonRachel GordonJ.K. DineenJeff EdwardsAlison SoltauCaroline TylerSuzanne HerelSusan KingSean ElsberndChris DalyMyrna LimPeter RagoneDarlene ChiuChris BiottiDarcy BrownMary JungChris BowmanRita O’HaraMcAvoy-O’Hara Funeral Home graciously donated all services. …

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