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12. Harvey Milk, Miami Beach, FL, May 1965, photo by Galen McKinley

Milk's body lay in state alongside that of Mayor George Moscone in the City Hall Rotunda where a memorial service took place on November 29, 1978. Later the same day, a special memorial service was held at temple Emmanue-El, the first time an openly gay rabbi was permitted to officiate at that temple. After cremation, Milk's ashes were wrapped in a Doonsebury comic-strip acknowledging his passionate love for the funny papers. The initials "R.I.P." were spelled out in rhinestones. The ashes were scattered in the San Francisco Bay by a group of his closest friends.