The Oregon entertainment community is mourning the loss of Patrick Buckmaster, a well-known and iconic figure whose diverse talents and irresistible charisma left family, friends, and colleagues devastated. Patrick’s passing was confirmed through a poignant Facebook post, inviting the community to gather and celebrate the impact of this visionary entertainer.
“Even looking at Patrick Buckmaster could change lives. Patrick was iconic, revolutionary, visionary, and a leader. He lived to make people happy. If your life was touched by Patrick and wish to gather with the community, we will celebrate their impact on so many,” read the heartfelt post, reflecting the profound influence Patrick had on those around him.
Patrick Buckmaster was a true entertainer extraordinaire, showcasing diverse abilities and an irresistible charisma in every performance. His outstanding musical prowess, characterized by the ability to seamlessly navigate a wide range of musical styles, spoke to his commitment and enthusiasm for the craft.
Chris Li shared a post on fb:
One of the greats. Patrick Buckmaster I can’t even put to words how shook I am. PDX just won’t be the same. Rest up babe. 😔
A genuine showman, Patrick Buckmaster possessed a compelling stage presence that left an indelible mark on each work he touched. Beyond musical talents, Patrick was known for engaging with the audience, creating an immersive experience that transcended the boundaries between performer and observer.
The capacity of Patrick Buckmaster to connect with the audience was unrivaled, making each performance profoundly memorable and personal. His warm and welcoming attitude served as a revitalizing reminder of the power of kindness and inclusiveness. Through performances, relationships, and advocacy work, Patrick emerged not only as a drag icon but also as a symbol of warmth, acceptance, and positive change in the dynamic landscape of drag.
While the actual cause of Patrick Buckmaster’s death remains unknown at this time, the impact of his life and contributions to the entertainment community will be celebrated and remembered. His legacy lives on as a symbol of positivity, kindness, and inclusivity.
As the community gathers to honor Patrick Buckmaster, they reflect on the indelible imprint he left through his art, connections, and unwavering commitment to making people happy.