Jesus Anthony “Tony” Quintero, born Might 8, 1963, to Jesus Rodriguez Quintero and Nancy June Belford in Tucson, Ariz., died peacefully Dec. 5, 2023, in Springdale, Ark., after a brief however brave battle with most cancers.
He was preceded in demise by each mother and father, half-sister Belinda, step-brother Arnold and two step-children.
He’s survived by his spouse of seven months, Mona, sister Cyndi, step-mother Karen, step-sisters Beth and Lori, half-brother Joe, cousins Lupita, Jorge, David, Danny, Harrell and Ann, aunt Beatriz, step-daughter Shananda and 5 step-grandchildren.
After spending his childhood break up between Arizona and Arkansas, Tony graduated from the College of Arkansas in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
He labored for a time in Virginia and Louisiana earlier than returning to Tucson. At Amphi College District he taught the wonders of video, inspiring the subsequent era of videographers.
He was a director for FOX-11 information and produced award-winning public service movies proven extensively all through the Tucson space. After leaving FOX-11 he ran his personal video manufacturing enterprise situated on Broadway.
Tony labored carefully with Tucson character Jim Ferguson to direct and edit his Hollywood reveals over quite a few years.
After returning to Arkansas to assist his mom by way of her final years he labored at a Fayetteville spiritual TV station, using his in depth information and creativity to supply a video sequence of Native American communities, amongst many different packages.
His passions have been creating unique art work and his quite a few canines through the years, notably Shadow who went with him all over the place. He loved climbing within the Arizona mountains along with his brother-in-law Andy and driving off the overwhelmed path to get pleasure from desert sunsets with pals.
Tony was recognized all through his household and pals for his excessive generosity, serving to them in instances of want.
Relaxation in peace Tony, you allow a big gap in our lives and you’ll all the time be liked and missed.