Legendary San Francisco drag performer Heklina was found dead in London Monday morning.
Fellow drag star Peaches posted the news on social media. The two were performing in a musical parody at the Soho Theatre.
Heklina, born Stefan Grygelko, was an icon of the San Francisco drag scene in the 90’s, co-founding several nightclubs.
She was well known for playing the role of Dorothy in “the Golden Girls Live,” a Christmas staple at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco’s Mission District.
The Oasis nightclub in the Mission district had a wall-to wall tribute to Heklina.
“Heklina was biting and acerbic, and sometimes polarizing but hilarious and always herself,” said
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