Bill Smitka 1955-1997

Layabout guitarist
Bill Smitka died of stomach cancer in June of 1997. Bill was one of the sweetest men I have ever had the honor to know. He will be sorely missed.


Left to right: Mary Richards, Bill Smitka, Sally, Janice Pope,
Suni Rashid. En route to Minneapolis to perform at the
Anarchist Gathering, 1987

Bill Smitka's funeral. Left to right:
Alan Franklin, Mel Rosas,
Ralph Franklin, Stephen Goodfellow.