Arthur Bacon III

Arthur Bacon III

Arthur Daniel Bacon III

March 10, 1931 — February 17, 2015

Arthur Daniel Bacon III, of Bloomsbury, New Jersey, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at St. Lukes hospital in Phillipsburg.

Dan was 83 years old. A celebration of his life is planned for April.

Dan was born March 10, 1931 and grew up in Hamilton Township, N.J. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1953.

Dan resided for many years, and raised five children in Quakertown, N.J., while employed as regional manager for school sales at Rand McNally and Nystrom map and textbook publishers.

In 1970, Dan met and married Pamela Chandor. Dan’s passion for the outdoors led to his interest in wildlife photography, an avocation that directed much of his life.

The couple founded a wildlife photography and education center in Red Feather Lakes, Colo., in 1994.

In 1998 they opened the award-winning Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia N.J., bringing wolves to the Delaware Water Gap for the first time in over a century.

Dan is remembered with love by his wife, Pamela; sister Peggy Mumme; his children, Dan Bacon IV, Kimberly Bacon, Karen Bacon, Kathleen Bacon, Holly Warren; and his grandchildren; Bronwyn Bacon, Daryl Bacon, Ceradwen Bacon, Trefor Bacon, Erika Warren, Jessica Bacon, Jared Warren, and former wife, Joan Sheldon.

— Family of Daniel Bacon III