R.I.P.: David J. Negron (1935-2021)
One of the great joys of this documentary has been the opportunity to meet and learn from so many supremely talented people -- people who generously share their time and insight, simply because I asked them.
One such person was DAVID J. NEGRON, whom I interviewed in his studio back in the summer of 2016.
Mr. Negron died at his home in Long Beach on October 12, from natural causes. I sincerely wish to extend my heartfelt sympathies and condolences to his family and friends.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER published this obituary, reflecting on his life and work. It's a far better tribute than what I could provide here.
My original writeup of my interview with Mr. Negron can be read here. He was a warm, charming man, and I'm grateful to have met him. He's left behind a remarkable legacy...