May 15, 1923 ~ July 25, 2016

Born in: Wellsburg, WV,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

John Suhay, 93, went to another place on July 25, 2016, leaving his wife, Mary; son, Daryl; daughter, Kim; grandchildren, Audra, Jacob, Andrea, Jason, Danielle, Mathew, Justin, Lindsey, Heather and Sergio; great-grandchildren, Ezekiel, Elias and Aden; special sister-in-law, Rose Mueller; niece, Barbara (John) Kendall; many nieces and nephews in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area; and special friends, Kenneth and Judith Williams. John graduated from Avella High School in West Virginia. While serving in the U.S. Navy, he was a member of the Navy band where he took pride in playing the tuba. John was resident photographer at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center for many years. He will be deeply missed. Online condolences,

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  1. John was a great photographer with wonderful artistic vision. I took my first class in photography from him and continue to be influenced by his influence. My condolences to Mary and all the family members. He will be greatly missed.

  2. John was a very special person to Pueblo, seems like all of his articles and photography, always made the newspaper ,he will be missed.. my condolences to all the family as my friends as a child.. may God bless you all..
    Gary St. Clair

  3. One of the greatest American photographers yet to have his work truly appreciated by a global audience. The manner in which he captured the essence of life of ordinary citizens is extraordinary. I will never forget seeing for the very first time the series of fashion models photographed inside the CF & I steel mill — utterly brilliant. If you haven’t seen his work before, you can capture many of the images now at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center during the Ansel Adams exhibition. GH

  4. Aunt Mary: Sorry to hear of Uncle Johnnys passing. You are in our hearts and prayers. Love you.

  5. John was a special man in my life and a good friend to my husband. I learned more about bering a good photographer from him than anyone in my experience. He has been missed for a few years now and his talent will continue to be missed for years to come. My condolences on your loss.

  6. I remember doing darkroom work for him when I worked at Camera Craft. Terrific photographic eye and the eccentricity of a true artist. Prayers for his family. May your grief pass quickly and may you find peace in your hearts.

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