We at the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland are deeply saddened by the passing of Mitchell Andelmo and Basil Bass. Mitchell passed away July 29th, 2012 and we just learned of Basil’s passing last night, July 31st. We offer our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mitchell and Basil.
A vigil was held on Tuesday evening honoring the victims of the event. Over 100 family, friends and community members attended to support one another.
“The events of Sunday are shocking and heartbreaking,” says Tracy Jones, CEO of the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. “Our hearts are with the victims and their families and loved ones. We will do whatever we can to show our support and to honor those impacted by this tragedy.”
The Bass family asks that their privacy is respected during their time of grieving.