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 Alix Cecil Dobkin

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Alix Cecil Dobkin

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death
19 May 2021 (aged 80)
Woodstock, Ulster County, New York, USA
Burial
Cremated
Memorial ID
227389155 View Source

In 1965 she married Sam Hood, who ran the Gaslight Cafe in Greenwich Village.[5] They moved to Miami and opened The Gaslight South folk club,[5] but moved back to New York in 1968.[18] Their daughter Adrian was born two years later, and the following year the marriage broke up. A few months later, Dobkin came out as a lesbian, which was uncommon for a public personality to do at the time.

Dobkin suffered a brain aneurysm on April 29, 2021, and was subsequently admitted to Westchester Medical Center. She was taken off life support on May 11 and discharged on May 17.[19] She died at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. The cause of death was cited as a brain aneurysm and stroke.[20] At the time of her death, Dobkin lived in Woodstock, New York.

She had two grandsons and a granddaughter.

In 1965 she married Sam Hood, who ran the Gaslight Cafe in Greenwich Village.[5] They moved to Miami and opened The Gaslight South folk club,[5] but moved back to New York in 1968.[18] Their daughter Adrian was born two years later, and the following year the marriage broke up. A few months later, Dobkin came out as a lesbian, which was uncommon for a public personality to do at the time.

Dobkin suffered a brain aneurysm on April 29, 2021, and was subsequently admitted to Westchester Medical Center. She was taken off life support on May 11 and discharged on May 17.[19] She died at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. The cause of death was cited as a brain aneurysm and stroke.[20] At the time of her death, Dobkin lived in Woodstock, New York.

She had two grandsons and a granddaughter.

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