Tampa Bay performer and local legend Aspen Love was laid to rest on Nov. 11 at Smith’s Funeral Home in St. Petersburg.
Community members mourned the loss of their friend and sister, quickly announcing multiple celebrations of life and benefit shows to help with expenses. Hamburger Mary’s Clearwater, along with Empath Partners in Care, announced that the Nov. 13 Drag Queen Bingo was held to remember the performer. Proceeds from the event were donated to Love’s family.
The Flamingo Resort will hold a Celebration of Life to honor the performer on Nov. 15 at 8 p.m., and Enigma will hold its “Celebration of Love” on Nov. 17 from 9 p.m. – midnight. “Join us as we pay our respect to Miss Aspen Love and raise funds to help with her final expenses,” Enigma announced. “Area entertainers are joining forces and donating their time to put on a wonderful show at 9:30.”