The owner of a popular bar in San Francisco's Castro district lost his life to the Swine Flu.
Doug Murphy, co-owner of Moby Dick and Blackbird, died last Friday from complications from the H1N1 virus, according to SFist.
"Hello my dearest friends, it is with a heavy heart that I share with you that our dear friend and business partner, Doug Murphy has passed away," business partner Shawn Vergara posted on Blackbird's Facebook page. "Come by, have a shot of Jager and a Bud Light to Doug. We miss him dearly."
The 41-year-old had not been traveling overseas. He was in Palm Springs when he was infected with the virus, according to SFist.
Information about a memorial service is still pending.