History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - People - Bios

Richard K. Bjurstrom


approx. December 1996
Primary Involvements:






Milwaukean Richard Bjurstrom joined Bill Mole in his 25,000 mile walk around the world to raise money for AIDS. Bjorstrum served as advance publicity agent in 1990, setting up interviews in advance of Mole's visit to each city.

Bjurstrom died approximately December 1996 at the Milwaukee VA Hospital, of complications due to chronic alcoholism.


Photo of Richard with Bill Mole

Credits: information Wisconsin Light articles;
death information courtesy J. Lembcke.
Last updated: 28-July-2005.