John W. Daly

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Daly, John W.

John W. Daly, age 86, passed away on August 3, 2017 of complications due to Alzheimer's.

John was born April 26, 1931 in Morristown, NJ. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1949, serving four years, and then attended Oberlin College in Ohio. In 1961, John moved to Albuquerque, accepting a position as the first director of the Albuquerque Industrial Development Service (now AED). John was a Realtor® for much of his professional career, successfully running his own business, John W. Daly and Associates until retiring in 2007. He served the State of New Mexico as a state representative from 1979 - 1980 and as a member of the NM Mortgage Finance Authority from 1989 - 1993.

In retirement, John enjoyed spending time with his friends and family at their mountain cabin.

He is survived by his wife, Nita; three children John Daly, Lisa Daly and husband Steve, Jim Daly and wife Cynthia; and three grandchildren, Merlin, Colin and Mei.

A private family service was held in John's honor.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 6, 2017
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