Darryl Jay Medeen, 63, of Idyllwild, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009. He was born Aug. 29, 1945.

Darryl will be remembered by many as an artist, teacher, friend and community contributor. “Art is going beyond what one sees. It’s been a wonderful journey. Art to me is life.”

He is survived by his partner/husband Thomas Pentecost; a sister, Darlene Beringhouse; a niece, Sindi Mcleod; and a nephew, Garret Geuss.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to CERB (Collaborative Eagle Rock Beautiful), P.O. Box 511551, Eagle Rock, CA 90041.