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camilla

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Tom Phillips
« on: May 17, 2012, 12:26:30 PM »

I am sad to report news which you may already have heard-- Tom Phillips, a guide in Monument Valley, passed away last Sunday. Our sincere condolences to his family. Tom was a great person and a dedicated guide who has gave to so many photographers around the world the opportunity to photograph intimately the many iconic images of the Valley. He will be greatly missed.
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philg

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Re: Tom Phillips
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2012, 11:45:57 PM »

On my last trip to Monument Valley I was standing on steps in the parking lot when someone came up to me and asked me if my name was Phil. It was, and I said so. That person was Tom Phillips. He asked me if I was ready to start my photography tour. Strangely, I had considered arranging a tour with Tom but hadn't done so. The other Phil he was speaking of never showed up. I was the only person he had the next day so I basically got a private day with him touring the valley. He was a great guy with a lot of knowledge of the area. Condolences to his family.
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michael

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Re: Tom Phillips
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2012, 08:43:11 AM »

I worked with Tom a couple of times in the early '90s when he was just starting his business with photographers. He was a great guide and will be missed.

Michael
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