KINKADE Thomas We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of the great American painter, Thomas Kinkade. Thomas Kinkade, 54, died in his Los Gatos, California home and leaves behind his wife, Nanette and four daughters. He also will leave behind a legacy of published and unpublished art work that will inspire generations of artist to follow in his footsteps. Thomas Kinkade was well known as the "Painter Of Light". His art and powerful message of inspiration will live on, bringing joy and beauty to those of us who admired his extraordinary talent that he has shared with the world. Please keep Nanette and his family in your prayers.