John M. Reisman
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Dr. John M. Reisman, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at DePaul, died May 19, three days before his 90th birthday. He received his B.S. at Rutgers and his doctorate at Michigan State. During the Korean War, he served as an officer on the USS Wisconsin. He was predeceased by Margo, his beloved wife of 62 years, and will be sorely missed by his loving children, Hope (Jeffrey) Sheffield, David (Caroline), Carl (Robin), and Andrew (Polina), and by his 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Dr. Reisman published eight psychology books, numerous articles, and two mystery novels. He loved old movies, traveling, good food, and a well-organized routine. His family will miss his wit, prodigious memory, intelligence, and devotion.


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Published in Chicago Tribune on May 22, 2020.
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May 22, 2020
My condolences on the loss of your beloved father and grandfather. John came to De Paul in 1975, just as I started in their graduate psychology program. I was assigned to work as his graduate research assistant for two years and had the pleasure of his mentorship, including co-publication of two articles with him. He was wise, kind, dedicated to his students, possessed a wonderful sense of humor and had a lovely smile, which reflected his sunny disposition. I appreciate all that he taught me and the ways in which he shaped my career as a psychologist. May his memory be a blessing.
Dr. Susan Shorr Zoline
Student
May 22, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Jason
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