Passing of Northern Utah’s Imperial Rainbow Court Empress Brings Shock, Sadness

Friends of Imperial Rainbow Court of Northern Utah Empress XII, Andy Davis, say his death will leave a hole within the LGBTQIA community and in their hearts.  According to Q Salt Lake, “Davis (aka Alexis Devo) was found dead on Monday, Jan. 16 after performing Saturday night at Investitures where the reigning emperor and empress handed down titles to supportive members of the organization. No other information on the cause of death is available at this time.”

Widely known throughout Utah and Idaho as a caring and giving person, news of his death reached his friends via email and through Facebook Monday night.

“We have received some terrible news this evening. We lost our son Andrew. At this time we do not have any information and the entire family is grieving and trying to understand how it will be possible to take this in. Please at this time respect our privacy, we will update as soon as info comes available,” read a statement from his family that was posted on Davis’s Facebook page.

To add to the heart-break, on Saturday night Davis  bestowed a title of remembrance to Idaho’s own “Billy Divine Manhattan” who passed away last fall. He also bestowed to  Idaho’s  “Chaise Manhattan,” the title of  “IMPERIAL MOTHER TO THE NORTH”.

According to Q Salt Lake, Davis had been involved with the Imperial Court for 15 years and was crowned Empress in November.  He Previously served as Princess Royale XXX of the Imperial Soveriegn Gem Court of Idaho in 2008.

A memorial account has been set up to help off set the medical and funeral costs.  Donations can be made at  Wells Fargo in the name of Andy Davis/Alexis Devo or sent to Andy Davis in care of IRCONU,  P.O. Box 3131, Ogden, UT 84409.

Read the full Q Salt lake report HERE.


4 Responses to Passing of Northern Utah’s Imperial Rainbow Court Empress Brings Shock, Sadness

  1. Linda Chadburn says:

    Fare thee well, Andy. You will be missed. Love and peace to your family and friends. Fare thee well.

  2. Alexis, I’m shocked to hear the news of your death. You are already terribly missed. Much love to you and your family.

    Lady Lioness

  3. Alexis…I know you’re an angel looking down on us in the most beautiful diamond studded halo. I will miss your inspiration, your laugh and those eyes…your amazing, expressive eyes… live on in our hearts forever. Rest in peace my beautiful friend.


  4. Vonnie says:

    I’m so sorry for his passing. I didnt know him but from what I have read and heard he truely was a caring beautiful person. I wish I was home maybe I could have helped him in some way.

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