If you’re going to have some brews down on 6th Street for SXSW, drink a toast to Leslie. S/he died at 1 a.m. in hospice care at age 60. Austin’s famous homeless cross-dressing sometime mayoral candidate has left us. Hopefully he’s in a better place – better than Colorado even. Let’s honor his memory by keeping Austin as weird as we can.
Here’s the story in the Statesman: Austin icon Leslie Cochran dies at age 60