A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to assist with funeral expenses.
Diego Hernandez, a beloved member of San Diego's LGBT community, passed away on the morning of Dec. 19, according to family members. He was 40 years old.
When the news of Hernandez' death was shared, community members flooded social media with condolence messages, a testament to how important he was to the local community. Working as a hair stylist, Hernandez was also known as a friend to many, always lending an ear or sharing a hug.
His favorite hangout in town was popular bar The Loft, and was considered part of the bar family.
A GoFundMe campaign has been launch to assist his family with funeral expenses.
The Hernandez family and Diego's community lost a great soul with a big heart on the morning of December 19th 2020. Diego has touched so many lives through his passion for hair, art and photography. His smile was contagious, and his heart to heart talks are unforgettable. Many people have reached out to ask how they can help or contribute in his memory. If you would like to donate, this gofundme will help the family with his funeral expenses. We are forever grateful for any and all donations. Please feel free to share the link with anyone that would like to contribute.
To contribute to the fund, click here. SDLGBTN will report on any planned memorial events as we learn of them.