A public fundraiser on Friday, July 18th is being held as a Gallery Show, from 6-8 pm at Mod-A-Go-Go, 242 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. This is being put on by Chris’ wife’s sister, to assist with post-death expenses. Also a donation fund has been established (here).
I earlier detailed the July 12, 2014 fire suicide of Wallace, which took place at the Burning Man-sanctioned event, Element 11 in Utah. Please refer to that posting for details and other images.
Details are still slowly emerging about other suicides that may have occurred at other Burning Man-aligned events.
The Burners' site mentions that,
This brings to mind two other very public Burner suicides, the body of Jermaine Barley that was found hanging (possibly for hours) at queer camp Comfort and Joy in 2007, and arsonist convicted felon/protestor Paul Addis jumping in front of a train in San Francisco in 2012....
In 2001, someone did deliberately run into a fire in Deep Playa, and died later of his burns in the Reno hospital. In 2005, Anthony Beninati from Los Angeles accidentally fell in the fire, and then sued BMOrg. He lost his appeal.