Last Updated on November 28, 2023, 5:16 am
Illinois: A well-known Chicago Photographer, Worsom Robinson, passed away due to health issues.
Worsom Robinson, a well-known Chicago photojournalist and photographer, passed away after battling health issues for a long time. His longtime health issues had rendered him unable to walk for nearly three years. His death has left the family and friends grieving and the community struggling to cope with shock and sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends during this challenging time.
What happened to Worsom Robinson?
Worsom Robinson had been struggling with health-related issues for a long time. Despite the best efforts of the medical staff, his brave fight, and physical therapy, his health further deteriorated and left him unable to walk. Unfortunately, he lost his battle and passed away. His friend and colleague, Kaye Francis Crooksey, in a post on social media that said,
“It is with great sadness to announce the passing of one of the greatest photographers in Chicago and a member of our CAAP family, Worsom Robinson.” She continues, “Worsom Robinson was one of the most brilliant photojournalists, portrait and event photographers in Chicago. He worked for the Sun-Times and The Chicago Defender. He had been battling health issues for a long time.”
Who was Worsom Robinson?
Worsom Robinson was a well-known Chicago photojournalist and photographer. For decades, he contributed his talent to newspapers, weddings, and prom photography. He was a native of Chicago, Illinois. He was raised in Thorpe Hamlet and was a graduate of Hewett School.
He studied photography and began his career with Aviva and Norwich Union. He later launched his photography company after accepting a layoff. He was a freelance photographer for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Defender.
His peers describe him as kind, generous, and a great human being. He was a loyal friend who would never hesitate to help a friend who needed it. He was a mentor who helped others achieve their goals in establishing a career in photography. He inspired many with his professionalism and hard work.
The community mourns Worsom Robinson
Worsom Robinson touched many lives with his kindness and generosity. He would make everyone feel comfortable from behind the camera lens. He made every photography experience memorable for clients from all walks of life, backgrounds, and ethnicities. His warm and welcoming personality would help even the most timid clients feel safe and confident. The community has expressed sorrow over losing such a cherished member on social media. They have offered condolences and shared their fondest memories of him to pay homage to the late photographer.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends. May he rest in peace.
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