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Clark Tippet
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1954
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1992
Labette County
Kansas, USA

Clark Tippet:- Friday, January 31, 1992

Clark Tippet, 37, Parsons, Kan., a choreographer and principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater in New York, died Jan. 28, 1992, at a hospital in Parsons.

Mr. Tippet danced for the American Ballet Theater in the 1970s and 1980s. As a choreographer, he created ballets for the State Ballet of Missouri, the American Ballet Theater and the Pacific Northwest Ballet of Seattle.

He received an Excellence of Achievement award from the General Electric Foundation and an American Choreographer Award, both in 1988. He also received an award from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1990-91.

He was born in Parsons and lived in New York most of his life.

He returned to Parsons in October 1991.

Survivors include his parents, David C. and Virginia L. Tippet of the home; four brothers, Casey Tippet, Parsons, David Tippet, Houston, Tracey Tippet, New York, and Jon Tippet, Dallas; six sisters, Christine Cooper, Clarksville, Texas, Michele St. Clair and Patti Nutt of Parsons, Janie Tippet, Lawrence, Kelley Fowler, Strong City, Kan., and Marce Modica, Overland Park.

Cremation. The family requests no flowers and suggests contributions to the Community Clinical AIDS Program, Wichita.

Burris-Carson-Wall Funeral Home. 
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Record added: Sep 27, 2012
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Clark Tippet
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