|August O'Connor in meadow with big bodhran.|
AUGUST O'CONNOR (1951--2023)
For eight years at the Cathedral, August O'Connor served as assistant verger, supporting Bishop Swing in ceremony, designing vestments and providing counseling, For six years she worked as chaplain at San Francisco General Hospital during the rise of the AIDS epidemic.
Says Nick Herbert: "August came from a larger place and shared some of that with the rest of us."
Said one good friend: "August filled pages; she was a tome."
Added another: "August was an Irish rose."