Former Grad Student Daingerfield Ashton Dies



It is with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of Daingerfield Ashton.  Daingerfield earned his M.F.A. at Winthrop in 2002 with his thesis installation entitled “Chaos: Without Form and Order.”   Daingerfield taught art at Wingate University for a number of years before his recent retirement.   Many of us also recall him as was one of the first selfless Red Cross volunteers on the site of 9/11, 2001 in NYC where he worked for over month before his return to Winthrop.  He was a life force who will be missed.


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