October 17, 1962 - November 18, 2017 Dennis Allen Dripps, 55, crossed over unexpectedly on Saturday, November 18, in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born on October 17, 1962, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Barbara Ann and (Wesley) Allen Dripps. In 1998 he married Susan Marie Martin. They welcomed their son, Silas-Nathaniel Damian, in 2001. Dennis worked in the textbook field for his entire life, but photography was his passion.