In Memory of blueranger - 'Derrick Thomas'

deemarie · June 21, 2005 3:09 pm

Tags: Memorials


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Life on earth, Is far too short, But, the artist lives on eternally Through his images! Dee-Marie
Sad news arrived today - the passing of fellow Renderosity member, Derrick Thomas[better known within the Renderosity Community as blueranger]. Although Derrick was a new member to the Renderosity community, his photographs were appreciated by many, and enjoyed by all who viewed his works.
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Derrick's photos showcased his passion for cars through his outstanding use of color and composition. His motorcross images revealed his adventurous side, his keen-eye for capturing just the right moment!
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One by one Only the good die young They're only flying too close to the sun And life goes on Without you. Source: Nobody But You, by Queen. We shall greatly miss Derrick, both as a work colleague, a personal friend, a community member, and his ever positive contributions to all our works. The above words of friendship are from Derrick�s co-workers and long time friends, Dean Etheridge and Andrew Lakeman
Please join with us in sending Derrick's family and friends our condolences. Derrick shall be missed greatly!
We invite you to take a few moments and view Derrick's Renderosity Gallery The Renderosity Staff and Community!

Article Comments


StaceyG ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

This is so sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to Derrick's family and friends.

koncz ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

Too much sad news in this year... All my prayers and thoughts goes to his family and friends. Rest in peace Derrick.

andrewl ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

one by one only the good die young they're only flying to close to the sun and life goes on without you. ( from Queen " noboby but you " ) A true friend and work mate who will be sorely missed by all who know him.

solrac_gi_2nd ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

I second Deemarie's text: "Life on earth, Is far too short, But, the artist lives on eternally Through his images!" My thoughts go to Derrick's family and friends. If we can remember him he is present always !

jjean21 ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

This type of news is always sad whether the person is known to you or not simply because the world looses someone and something that can never be replaced with each passing. My condolences to his family and friends. May warm and happy memories keep him close always.

butterfly_fish ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

It's always sad to lose one of our own. I wish his loved ones peace.

cynlee ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 21 June 2005

sorry I didn't get to know him & his work better my condolences to his friends & family

pearlybeach ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

Travel well my friend - and explore with equal wonderment and artist's eye the new world that awaits you hamabaghale b (aka pearlybeach)

KOLALANNE1 ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

To Derrick's Family and Friends, May the pain of your loss be eased a little, knowing that there are so many who also cared for him and enjoyed his love of art and was awed by his work. We shall miss him. Kolalanne

SndCastie ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time of sorrow. May he be at peace.

Silverthorne ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

Farewell, friend you will be missed.

lyma ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

My english is not so good, so I can only say : my cordial condolence to Derrick's family and his friends

jeweldragon ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

i didnt know the man i havnt been around for a long time .im sure he was a wonderful person just looking at his pictures tells me he was, my condolences to his family and my prayers. loss of a loved one is NEVER easy

dav8d ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

I would like to thank Derrick for all of the cool work he left for us to enjoy. I hope he had a good life and I will pray for those he left behind.

TwoPynts ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

A tragic loss, but I do hope he is his ideal afterlife. My condolences to his family and friends.

soulofharmony ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

sorry to hear.. condolences to the family.. Hugs

avalonfaayre ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

I am so very sorry. We have lost so many this year. Truly a great loss. Please accept my expression of deepest sympathy.

Dinhi ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

My deepest condolences to Derrick's family..he was a magical artist, his camera and his body were one. We will miss you Derrick.

Sonettie ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

We're lossing so many this year, I wish the best for his family. Things will be better in time.

Paula Sanders ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 22 June 2005

This year seems to be a sad year for the Rosity community and extended families. My condolences to Derrick's family and close friends.

bobbystahr ( posted at 12:00AM Fri, 24 June 2005

Another one bites the dust...to stay in the pop song mode...too sad as he was a very fine imager and his contributions will be greatly missed..... Rest In Peace man bobby

Deane ( posted at 12:00AM Fri, 24 June 2005

You will be greatly missed Derrick, not least for your friendship and support over all our time together. Our prayers are with you and your family always.

vshane ( posted at 12:00AM Fri, 24 June 2005

I would like to extend my most heartfelt condolences to Derrick's closest friends and family, he will be greatly missed by the Renderosity community.

Shardz ( posted at 12:00AM Sat, 25 June 2005

My condolences and sentiments go to Derrick's family, loved ones, and newfound friends here at Renderosity. It's always sad to learn of such news of the passing of a fellow artist. My thoughts are with those who haved suffered great loss.

bicycle ( posted at 12:00AM Sat, 25 June 2005

My condolences to Derrick's family and friends. Rest in peace.

RnRWoman ( posted at 12:00AM Sun, 26 June 2005

Condolences and prayers go out to his family and friends. May God watch over him in Heaven. And May God watch over his family. God Bless you all.

BCEmcke ( posted at 12:00AM Sun, 26 June 2005

Kimmiǎssǎi Derrick Thomas!

LadyLisa ( posted at 12:00AM Sun, 26 June 2005

My prayers go out to all of Derrick's friends and family during this time. God bless all of you..Lisa