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Jack Welpott

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Photo Jack Welpott Professor Emeritus of Photography at SF State University, died peacefully on November 24, 2007, in Marin, CA. The cause of death was renal failure. Jack Welpott was born in St. Louis, MO, on April 27, 1923. He graduated from Indiana University with an MS degree in visual communication and an MFA in photography. Jack went on to become an internationally acclaimed photographer, with work exhibited in more than 200 museums in the U.S. and abroad. He is survived by his daughter, Jan Daniele, her husband Rob Daniele, their two sons, Nicholas and Kevin; his son Matthew Welpott; and the many friends, family, students and colleagues whose heart he has touched throughout his life. A gathering to celebrate Jack's life will be held at SF State University on January 12, 2008 from 12:30-3:30pm in their Fine Arts Gallery. Memorial donations may be made to Indiana University, IU Press, 107 S. Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405. Attention: Linda Oblack towards the publication of Jack's retrospective book.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2008
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