Stephen Rice passed away over the weekend. He was 46.
“Along with his husband Mark Erwin, Stephen was a stalwart leader in Austin’s LGBTQ community. He supported and volunteered for AIDS Services of Austin, the Octopus Club, the Hill Country Ride for AIDS and Zach Scott Theatre. “
A special memorial service will be held July 19th beginning at 3 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. A reception at his favorite bar, Rain, on West Fourth Street will follow the service.