Dan traveled to 42 countries, creating a series of fine art journals that would become international best sellers. ELDON, Dean F., J.D. Dan Eldon was born in London, England in 1970. The tragic death in 1993 of Kathy’s son Dan, a 22-year-old Reuters’ photojournalist, stoned to death in Somalia, was to change her life again. A lifelong Manila resident, Dan was the son of the late Dan Adam and Pearl Smith Minirth. In May, 2011, Kathy and Amy exec-produced, together with Julia Roberts, "Extraordinary Moms," a tribute to the power of … A year later Dan Eldon became a part of the story: On July 12, 1993, while on the job, Dan was killed by an enraged Somalian mob. In Africa, Eldon “combined his passion for art, adventure and activism into a personal philosophy that he called “Safari as a way of Life,” according to the Santa Monica Daily Press . Dan Eldon was such a pioneer in the area of journaling. ; of Ortonville formerly of Auburn Hills; passed away October 26, 2019; age 61; husband of Janet for over 33 years; father of Sarah, John & Ryan; brother of Diane Eldon (Richard) Kenefic, David (Jan) Eldon & Dan Eldon; preceded in death by his parents John & Daisy Eldon. During Dan’s short life, he lit sparks that after his death, illuminated the paths of hundreds of thousands of people. Dan lived more in his short lifetime than I have lived my whole life. RELATED: Dale Earnhardt’s Gruesome Death and How It Changed NASCAR Forever The 200-lap IZOD IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was to be the final race of the 2011 schedule. This move sparked Eldon’s love for Africa and safaris. Recipient of Writing.com's 2008 Quill Award for Best Free-Verse Poem . INSTEAD: Dan Eldon Legacy honors the life and work of artist, adventurer and activist, Dan Eldon. From what I can investigate, his background gave him the chance to explore, and to use his publicity, organizing, and… Africa was never my itinerary, Dan Eldon, an artist, poet, humanitarian and photojournalist was stoned to death in Somalia, Africa, in July of 1993 by an angry mob reacting to the United Nations bombing raid on the suspected headquarters of General Aidid. Considering his activism sparked such immediate and tangible impact, his untimely death only two short years later in 1993 while on pursuit of his art is an unimaginable tragedy. We follow narrator Amy Eldon on a personal journey to find meaning in the death of her older brother, 22-year-old Reuters photographer Dan Eldon. Dan Eldon was born in England in 1970. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Dan Ripepi. The color and … At the age of seven, a family move to Nairobi, Kenya ignited a lifelong fascination with the land and the people of Africa. Dan Eldon was born in London in 1970, but moved with his family to Nairobi, Kenya, when he was seven years old. Inspired by Dan's life, his mother Kathy and his sister Amy launched the Creative Visions foundation in 1998 to support other creative activists. This post is dedicated to an amazing book of Dan's personal journals published after his tragic death. Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon’s official cause of death in the 15-car accident on Sunday has been released by the Clark County coroner. Creative Visions is housed in the Dan Eldon Center for Creative Activism on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in Malibu. Dan Eldon was a 23 year old reporter in Somalia when he, along with 3 of his colleagues, were attacked by an angry crowd and stoned to death. Accompanying his journalist mother on her Interviews, he observed the power of media to inform and inspire. The Dan Wheldon International Driver Trophy was awarded to the best performing international driver over the race weekend of the Australian V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600. Dan Eldon Minirth, 72, of Manila, Arkansas, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home. His family moved to Kenya when he was six. In 1998 his mother Kathy Eldon and sister Amy Eldon Turteltaub founded the Creative Visions Foundation, a publicly supported 501 (c) 3 organization aimed at helping others like Dan use media and the arts to create meaningful change in the world around them.