FrankMorton

Frank Morton

picca. 1989. Photo by AnitaMartinez

November 1, 1939 -- September 27, 19891

Frank was born in the Annapolis Valley, attended AcadiaUniversity and then the Teachers College in Truro, and lived in Bedford with his lover for many years. His lover became ill with AIDS in 1979 and died in the spring of 1984. Frank was diagnosed late that fall.2

"There's a word, 'victim' and I don't want to be an AIDS 'victim'" he said, "You can make the choice between dying of AIDS and living with AIDS."

At the time of his death, Frank was the longest-living AIDS patient in the province.

Footnotes:

1. June 16, 2020 FB conversation with JudiMilne?