Rodeo Photographer of Nampa, Thomas Duncan Died

Last Updated on October 18, 2023, 11:42 pm

Thomas Duncan, an accomplished rodeo photographer from Nampa, Idaho, his death news released on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. The death cause is still unknown.

Thomas Duncan Died
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His passing shocked his family and friends. According to news SNBC, a social media post provided official confirmation of his demise that said,

“It is with an incredibly heavy heart that we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend, Thomas Duncan. You were an incredible photographer, author, and friend to so many people; you will be sorely missed.”

Thomas C. Duncan was a well-known photographer, an expert in capturing a wide range of topics, including rodeos, portraits, fine arts performances, lifestyle photos, and business-related professional headshots.

As per resources, Duncan received the Idaho Cowboys Association Photographer of the Year award in 2016 for his outstanding skills in this industry.

He was renowned for his vivid imagination and steady attention to detail. His photographs have a pleasant vibe that gives you the impression of peering into the lives of the subjects he captured.

Duncan has a keen eye for the better things in life. He used to do in-depth research and uncovered the importance of seemingly unimportant aspects of daily life.

He was a resident of Nampa, and he eventually blended with the locals. He taught there for over 40 years as a devoted advocate for education, and had a lasting influence on many of his students.

Due to his exceptional ability to combine with his surroundings, Duncan ultimately experienced and recorded unique experiences that most people would miss.

As per resources, including Legacy and Idaho Press, Duncan died on August 22, 2023. His Funeral Home, Nampa Yraguen Funeral Home, was released by Idaho Press Tribune from August 25 to August 25, 2023.

Duncan’s friends and family cherish the memories of Duncan, who left a lasting influence on those around him via his warmth, decency, and unwavering commitment to his community. Condolences and Prayers to his family. Rest in Peace, Duncan.

Tributes to Thomas Duncan 

Many of Duncan’s friends and teammates share condolences and prayers to his family and tributes for Duncan.

Wrote on Facebook:

“EDITOR’S NOTE: I spent a very joyful and inspiring hour on the phone with photographer Thomas Duncan in the fall of 2016. His love for rodeo and bucking horses dominated the talk.

I subsequently discovered that he adored every aspect of the community — and that every moment he’d bring us with his camera. Thomas was on the Autism Spectrum, and his life was filled with ups and downs. He fought back. When times were tough, Duncan did his best to reach out. He mostly battled for rodeo… “

Mara Tamez Stattner stated:

“I am heartbroken and in shock over the death of my beloved, close friend and fellow photographer, Thomas Duncan. Our music and rodeo communities have lost talent, and our queen community has lost the best Rodeo Queen Dad ever. Thomas, if only you knew how important you were to so many people.

I want to share some photos of Thomas doing what he enjoyed with his friends and family over the years. If you need any of them in high quality, please let me know, and if you don’t already know his rodeo work, do yourself a favor and check it out….”

, Duncan’s friend also posted:

“It’s been difficult for me to find the perfect words to say since learning of the death of my great friend, Thomas Duncan. He captured some of my most treasured memories from one of the happiest periods of my life.

More than that, he was always willing to check in, share the weight, and encourage others around him. He was the type of friend who would respond to your anxious texts late at night, was down, or buy you a tequila shot at the bar to commemorate time spent together. He will be missed….”


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