David John Bartlett
Farmington Hills, MI - David John Bartlett, 73, of Farmington Hills, MI passed away February 12, 2021. He was born May 6, 1947 in Minneapolis, MN and was the son of John and Beatrice (Erickson) Bartlett. David graduated in 1965 from West Green Bay High School and went on to earn a BA, Philosophy from Carlton College, Northfield MN, M. Phil in Philosophy from Yale University and a MFA in Photography from the University of Michigan. David was Emirtis Professor of Photography in the Department of Art and Design, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky from 1980-2012 before retiring to Farmington Hills, Michigan.
David was a gifted photographer, exhibiting his work throughout the U.S. and beyond. His photographic works can be viewed on his website www.silverandink.com
. In retirement he enjoyed photographing nature, wildlife, exhibiting his work and spending time with his beloved wife and his cats. His family and friends will miss his dry sense of humor, his quick wit and his unlimited generosity.
David was preceded in death by his parents.
David is survived by his wife, Weihong Sun, stepdaughter, Daodao Zhang, brothers Paul (Linda) Bartlett, and Derald (Lynn) Chartier, nieces; Heather Bartlett Schley, Diane Chartier Gurr and nephews; Bruce and Douglas Chartier.
Funeral Services were held at Heeney-Sudquist, Farmington, Michigan on Tuesday, February 16.
Please continue to keep David's family in your thoughts during this difficult time.