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Marshall Sahlins
1930 - 2021
Born in Chicago 1930. Died peacefully at home. Husband of Barbara, brother of the late Bernie Sahlins, brother-in-law of Jane Sahlins. Father to Julie, Peter, and Elaine. Father-in-law to Ramona Naddaff and Adam Siegman. Grandfather to Lily, Guthrie, and Max. Memorial service pending. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made the Marshall Sahlins Memorial Fund at the University of Chicago.

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Apr. 8, 2021.
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We recall warm and wonderful memories of our times with Marshall and Barbara. Our hearts are heavy for you Barbara. His was a great and brave life well-lived. with love Prasenjit and Juliette
Prasenjit and Juliette Duara
April 20, 2021
Marshall, was both a teacher and, later, a colleague whom I and my deceased wife, the anthropologist Connie Sutton, respected and enjoyed.
Antonio Lauria
April 17, 2021
As a sociocultural anthropologist, I wanted to thank you for your inspiring work in the field. It is your legacy and gift to future generations!
Another Academic
April 17, 2021
Loved reading about his work as an undergraduate and graduate student in Anthropology
Random Student
April 17, 2021
One of my anthropological heroes...
Lamont Lindstrom
April 8, 2021
"The theory of the gift ": what a beautiful piece of writing. A gift to us all.
Random Academic
April 7, 2021
So sorry Barb. This will be hard, partly because you had so many good years together. Thinking of you, Nancy
Nancy Stone
April 7, 2021
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