In Memorium – Denise Whithorne

Denise Whithorne passed away Nov. 3. Her family writes on her Facebook page that she died peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Whithorne was an extremely talented photographer who shot several covers of Camp and was a fixture at the Missouri Gay Rodeo Association Show-Me State Rodeo for many years. Crouching in position in the arena, she took some of the best action shots of the rodeo that they’ve ever had.
Her career also included photography work for area newspapers, where she often was given sports assignments because of her talent for action photography. Whithorne was also an artist who experimented with different forms of her photography and displayed her work at the annual Fringe Festival.
Besides her talent, Denise will be remembered for her very giving personality. Here's a story we wrote about Denise in August 2013: “

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