Gearhart was the first out lesbian to have a tenure-track position at San Francisco State University and a campaigner against California's antigay Briggs Initiative.
Banes died of injuries suffered when a scooter hit her June 4.
Sanker's circuit parties were legendary for their hedonism and often discounted for their philanthropy.
“Words cannot describe the magnitude of Nona’s significance in our lives, our team, and community will never be the same without her and her gracious light,” a tribute said.
Lahusen was a photographer and activist, Warren a risqué comedian.
Dobkin was a contemporary of Bob Dylan and was as active in social justice as he was.