Jonathan Paul LaMaire passed away on March 28, 2021, at the age of 43, due to COVID-19, at University Medical Center in New Orleans.

Jon was a loving father, beloved son, talented artist, deep thinker, dedicated activist and compassionate humanitarian. Known to many as a gentle giant, Jon could brighten a person’s day with his ebullient smile and vibrant, loving energy. He held a special bond with marginalized members of society and was known (and loved) by many people living on the streets of West Michigan and New Orleans.

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