Leather Leader George Wong Passes Away

Chicago Den Reports

Leather leader and former International Mr. Leather judge George Wong passed away early on Monday, June 6, in Los Angeles.

George was the public relations officer of Avatar LA and a member of Mama’s Family. According to national newsite Leatherati.com, he also served as a contestant handler at IML for several years and as a judge at leather contests across the country. He had also received the Pantheon of Leather’s Western Regional Award.

News of his passing started an impromptu memorial on Facebook, with many of his friends place a picture of a large red W as their profile picture. Many others also shared their memories of him in posts on their personal pages.

In a post on the Leather Titleholders mailing list, it was stated that there were no announcements of services and that the family requested privacy.