Former director of Boston Gay & Lesbian Counseling Center
Alan Tweedy, 63, of Franklin passed away Monday November 18, 2013.
Alan was graduate of Taunton High School, West Virginia Weselyn College and a graduate of Boston University School of Social Work. Prior to entering the School of Social Work he attended the Boston University School of Theology for 2 years. Alan had lived and worked in Boston for 38 years and 4 years ago moved to Franklin. He was a LICSW and psychotherapist with a large private practice in Brookline. In this early career he was Director of Boston G & L Counseling Center, clinician at Harvard Vangard at Kenmore Square where he was recognized as an outstanding clinician and Riverside counseling before going into private practice. He had a passion for history and politics and was an avid reader. The beach, friends and music were important to Alan. Provincetown was a favorite vacation spot. He was articulate and passionate about his beliefs. He had a large frame with a large heart for others and a zest for life.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday Jan 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Church of Boston in Copley Square, Boston, MA. Donations in Alans memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
A History Project interview with Alan from 1986 can be heard at http://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/122. Conducted by Peter Stickel, Alan explains mental health services for the LGBT community and the portrayal of AIDS in the media and AIDS education.
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