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Lyle Tuttle

Lyle Tuttle Biography – Lyle Tuttle Wiki

Lyle Tuttle was an American tattoo artist and historian of the medium.

He began his tattoo career in the city of San Francisco in 1948, where getting his first tattoo launched what would be a tremendous historical career. He became a legendary emissary for the practice of Tattooing as he was tattooed and tattooed others across seven continents and diverse cultures.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, a recognized Samoan Matai chief, and is said to have done more for the evolution of Tattooing, and popularizing women getting tattoos than any other figure in history.

He soared to greater fame after being featured on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine in 1970 and then became an iconic figure of The Summer of Love culture and movements.

Lyle Tuttle tattooed Janis Joplin, Cher, Jo Baker, Henry Fonda, Paul Stanley, Joan Baez, the Allman Brothers and many, many other notable musicians, actors, and celebrities. He officially retired in 1990 but still occasionally tattooed his signature on a friend or acquaintance.

Lyle Tuttle Age

He was born on October 7, 1931 in Chariton, Iowa, United States. He died on March 25, 2019 in Ukiah, California aged 87.

Lyle Tuttle Wife

He was married to his wife Judy Tuttle.

Lyle Tuttle Children

He had a daughter, Suzanne Tuttle.

Lyle Tuttle Death

Tuttle died on March 25, 2019. He was 87 years old. His death was announced on his Instagram page. The Instagram post reads, “We are heartbroken to communicate that our beloved friend Lyle passed away peacefully last night. Lyle inspired so many of us with his joy for living, his boundless creativity, humor, and unconditional friendship. He will always be our favorite tattooed prince. He lifted us with the magic in his soul and his bright spirit across oceans, time and space.

“A service to honor and celebrate Lyle will be held this Saturday at 2pm at Eversol Funeral Home in Ukiah. Come one come all- let’s make this a gathering as wonderful and special as Lyle has made us all feel. He loved us all…. Please respectfully do not call the Ukiah house at this difficult time.”

 

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We are heartbroken to communicate that our beloved friend Lyle passed away peacefully last night. Lyle inspired so many of us with his joy for living, his boundless creativity, humor, and unconditional friendship. He will always be our favorite tattooed prince. He lifted us with the magic in his soul and his bright spirit across oceans, time and space. A service to honor and celebrate Lyle will be held this Saturday at 2pm at Eversol Funeral Home in Ukiah. Come one come all- let’s make this a gathering as wonderful and special as Lyle has made us all feel. He loved us all…. Please respectfully do not call the Ukiah house at this difficult time. More details to follow. #lyletuttleforeverbelovedfriend #oneinamillion #beafriend

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Lyle Tuttle Cause of Death

Lyle Tuttle’s cause of death has not been disclosed.

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Lyle Tuttle Family

His parents were Howard and Opal.

Lyle Tuttle Net Worth

Tuttle’s net worth is not on record.

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The Lyle Tuttle BodyShirt 2018 70 Years in Tattooing Commemorative Release! Shirts are now available at: www.lyletuttlecollection.com Very limited quantities of this second coming LT collectible are now available. This time, all artwork for the shirt is Lyle’s very own as created for a never released 2nd shirt in 1978. Photo shoot starring Rossana and Lyle! Pereta, Maremma Italy. Photos by Kubo and Danielle. Full photo shoot storyboard coming up next! Thanks to @kubotattooworks @rossanaalvaro @heatherxedge @lyletuttletattooshop #lyletuttlebodyshirt #lyletuttle Thanks everyone for your patience on this extra special release and also see “Lyle Tuttle A 70 Year Retrospective” book co-authored by Danielle Boiardi and Lyle Tuttle. Special thanks to Heather Vaught for our book layout and web design. Spread the word! Shirt tags and books are signed by Lyle himself.

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