Brent Richard Duffin, age 68, died in his Davis home on 12 November 2019. He was born on 15 April 1951 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the son of Robert Beck Duffin and Beryl (Putnam) Duffin. He moved with his family in 1969 to Davis, California, and enrolled in University of California, Davis, receiving BA and MA degrees in English and Creative Writing. He later received another MA in Counseling from California State University. He taught English and was academic counselor for many years in UCD's International Training and Education Center. He was a skilled and prolific writer of poetry and prose, and in his later years became interested in photography, producing hundreds of stunning photographs of nature. He was buried on 20 November 2019 in the Davis Cemetery. He is survived by his mother, one brother and three sisters.