Memorial Service Announced For Northern Utah’s Imperial Rainbow Court Empress

A service  of remembrance will be held for Imperial Rainbow Court of Northern Utah Empress XII, Andy Davis (aka Alexis Devo), Saturday, January 21st, from 6-8 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, in Ogden Utah.

Davis, who was well-known throughout the LGBTQIA community for his involvement with the Imperial Court was found dead on Monday, Jan. 16th.

The 31-year-old had been involved with the Court for more 17 years and was crowned Empress in November.  He previously served as Princess Royale XXX of the Imperial Sovereign Gem Court of Idaho in 2008.

On a memorial page hosted on the mortuary’s website, Davis’s family writes,”On January 16, 2012 our beautiful son lost his long hard battle with drug addiction. Andrew truly lived life to the fullest. His proudest accomplishment was being a member of the Imperial Rainbow Court of Northern Utah.”

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, leaving many shocked and saddened.

According to his family, “Davis had a light in him that was infectious to all.”

“Andrew was always theatrical and was studying theater at Weber State. His lifelong dream was to study in Arizona to be a stand-up comedian. A dream he was going to achieve this coming summer,” his family writes.

A memorial account has been set up to help off set the medical and funeral costs. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Golden West Credit Union or at any 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.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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