Favorite

Remembering Ian 

Friends and family mourn loss of RVA Magazine alum.

RVA Magazine Editor at Large Ian Graham died Sunday at Duke University Hospital following injuries received in a motorcycle accident last week, according to statements from the publication and his family. He was 32.

Graham helped launch the magazine in 2005 before moving to work in Charlottesville and later Durham. He remained close with the Richmond community, chronicling and facing arrest as a photographer during the Occupy Richmond movement in 2011.

Friend and former RVA Magazine colleague S. Preston Duncan recalls Graham as a magnetic force, proudly Democratic and a gonzo journalist never afraid to become the story.

"His philosophy was living for the moment," Duncan says. "Living and loving as fully as possible and experiencing the whole spectrum of human existence."

In a post she shared on Facebook, Graham's sister, Lydia Graham, thanked friends for their messages to her brother.

"All of you have such beautiful, warm, and real memories of Ian and the time you spent with him," she wrote. "Please always remember those times; please always remember Ian's life. He loved living it."

Read RVA Magazine's tribute to Graham here.

Favorite

Latest in News and Features

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Tom Nash

Connect with Style Weekly

Most Popular Stories

  • Museum Makeovers

    Museum Makeovers

    How four Richmond museums are being transformed.
    • Jul 20, 2021
  • To Have and To Hold

    To Have and To Hold

    Wrestling returns to Richmond with UEW’s ‘Resurrection.’
    • Jul 20, 2021
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    A writer attempts to find the best dive bars in town.
    • Jul 13, 2021
  • One Stop Shop

    One Stop Shop

    Jackson Ward’s beloved Stoplight Gelato set to reopen this fall with a new partner, Richmond Seltzer Co.
    • Jul 13, 2021
  • More »

Copyright © 2021 Style Weekly
Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
All rights reserved
Powered by Foundation