Larry Harvey is Saturday at the age of 70 died in San Francisco. The founder of the world famous Burning Man festivals came the stroke which he received on april 4, more than.
“We continued to believe in a miracle. If someone is tenacious, strong-willed and stubborn enough to come back from this challenge, then it was Larry”, stands on the site of Burning Man. Unfortunately, if it were not so, and died Harvey in the presence of his family.
“Larry would be the first to say that this is not the end, but the beginning of a new chapter and that we can all decide how to go further”, concludes director Marian Goodell of the festival since 1986, is organized.
The first Burning Man took place on the beach of San Francisco. Harvey wanted to be ” a man going up in flames, stitches, on which a three meter high wooden figure was built and set on fire. After a couple of years forbade San Francisco the festival, which then moved to the Nevada desert. There, it grew into an annual gathering of about 70,000 people, which is a week long celebrations.