Goodnight Del

San Francisco – US Lesbian rights pioneer Del Martin, who married her partner of 55 years in one of California first same-sex weddings, died Wednesday in San Francisco of natural causes. She was 87.

Thank you for your devotion to our rights. Thank you for never giving up.

Life is so short, way too short to mess around. We’ll miss you, but your victory is ours, and we will always be grateful.