San Antonians Gather to Celebrate the Life of Bonham Exchange Owner Kenneth Garrett 

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Dozens of San Antonians gathered at Davis Park to celebrate the life of LGBT advocate Kenneth Garrett. He owned and helped operate Bonham Exchange, one of San Antonio's oldest and most popular LGBT-friendly club, for more than 30 years.

Garrett was also the president of the Happy Foundation, named for Garrett's late partner Arthur 'Hap' Veltman. The organization serves as an archive dedicated to preserving San Antonio LGBT history.

Garrett died in his sleep early February 8 at the age 69. 
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Nearly 50 people, all with fond memories of Garrett, gathered in Davis Park to celebrate his life.
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The group gathered to sing in his honor.
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A toast to the life of a San Antonio icon.
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Not all low spirits: a dance party broke out at one point.
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Balloons were passed out and released as a final way for patrons to say their final goodbyes to Garrett.
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