Daniel Robert Britton (April 1, 1949 - April 15, 2013) was born and raised in Colorado Springs and attended both Wasson and Mitchell High Schools. Daniel served as an army medic in Vietnam. He earned both his BFA and MFA from The University of Colorado in Boulder. Dan embarked on a 35-year professional career at Arizona State University, earning the status of full professor. Dan's prints and paintings hang in museums and private collections all over the world. The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center holds two of his pieces in their permanent collection. Dan is survived by his wife, Judy Britton; his son and daughter-in-law, Blake and Vicki Britton; his mother, Virginia Britton; his brother, Mark Britton; and four sisters: Linda Farwell, Nancy Grant, Lisa Coker, and Jennifer Britton; Marion Pechstein, (mother-in-law) Michael Pechstein, (brother-in-law) Pamela Heath, (sister-in-law) Alicia Heath, (niece) and Clayton Heath, (nephew) are all current residents of Colorado Springs. After succumbing to a ten-year battle with prostate cancer, Daniel passed away at his home in Chandler. He will be sorely missed.
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Published in The Gazette on Apr. 28, 2013