NY Times Tribute to Dave Purchase

The Times marks the passing of the bearded biker who helped kickstart the needle exchange movement.

Dave Purchase passed away Jan. 21 from complications of pneumonia. He was 73. Obviously, our hearts are beyond broken. You can read our thoughts on Dave's Passing here. Dave lived a big life. His death has been felt across the nation and his life has been celebrated as far away as New York, where Dennis Hevesi shares a national perspective on the passing of an icon.