Daniel Hutchison, 73, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, died July 8, 2019, at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Mr. Hutchison was born September 20, 1945, in Enid, Oklahoma, to Marvin and Eugenia Hutchison.
He graduated from Silver City High School and continued his education at the University of New Mexico, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in business. He later attended Oklahoma City University and graduated with a Masters of Arts in business.
He used his education in a variety of business fields before becoming a university professor at Northeastern State University. He had a lasting influence on his students.
As an award-winning photographer, Dan loved to capture the subtle stories that emerge in ordinary sporting events, artistic performances, and still-life photography.
Above all, he loved walking his dog, visiting with friends, and spending time with family. Dan enjoyed making people laugh, and his sense of humor will be remembered by all. With family, Dan was a devoted, fun-loving husband and father. Within his community, he was a great friend and influence.
Mr. Hutchison is survived by his children and their spouses, Kent Hutchison and Angela Bryan, and Sharla Hutchison and Michael McDaniel; grandchildren, Ainsley and Finley Hutchison; brother, James Hutchison; brothers-in-law, James Bryan, Gilbert Bryan, William Bryan, and Edward Bryan; cousins, Jay and Cathy Reynolds; and his beloved dog, Bailey.
Graveside services are scheduled July, 13, 2019 in New Mexico. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lab Rescue OK and/or the Humane Society.