Sad News

Email by Elizabeth Steinebach on March 17, 2011
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It's been a sad start to the year for the stained glass community with many elders passing.

It is with great sadness that the family of Dieter Goldkühle announced his death on March 9th, 2011 at the age of 72. Born in 1938, Dieter Goldkühle was originally from Weidenbrück Germany. From a family of commercial glass tradesmen, he received a Stained Glass Artisan diploma from the State Glass Making School in Rheinbach. He was interested in ecclesiastical glass and worked for many noted studios throughout Europe as an apprentice and journeyman. In 1962, he moved to the United States and started working in New York City, relocating to Reston, Virginia in 1966.

This month also brings news of the death of master glazier Harry Harvey.

This was posted by Dick's son, Kent:

We're sorry to report that Dick passed away late Saturday night. He'd been receiving treatment for esophageal cancer, which left him in a weakened condition. Unfortunately, it seems that the cancer treatment coupled with a quintuple bypass from a few years ago was too much of a strain on his

heart and he passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Antrim, New Hampshire.

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