Anthony F.C. Wallace
1923 - 2015
1923-2015 Dr. Anthony F.C. Wallace Ph.D., born on tax day in 1923, passed away quietly on October 5, 2015. Once called the “Quiet Anthropologist” in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about him. He taught at the University of Pennsylvania upon graduating from there with a Ph.D. in Anthropology. After retiring, he continued to write which was his greatest passion. Often he wrote about the Native American Indians and was a good friend to the Tuscarora. They were the subject of his last published book, Tuscarora A History in 2012. He leaves behind a loving family and friends. A private funeral is planned.
Published by The Daily Times from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, 2015.
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I was a student at the University of Pennsylvania in the early 70's. Majoring in both psychology and biology, i had an unofficial minor in anthropology and took several courses with Dr. Wallace. His course in Culture and Personality resonated with me, and the issues of the interaction of how culture, psychology and biology intersect changed my entire world view of human interaction. Coming back to these thoughts in recent years, especially the issue of cultural change and the importance of how cultural paradigms work led me back to his writings, and i was perhaps not surprised, but saddened to hear of his passing. To his family, i thank you for having shared your father with the world. while there are only a few entries here, i can tell you that his thinking and knowledge have had a profound impact on the world, and may continue to do so for time to come. I have always been, and still remain a huge fan and admirer of his, despite not being specifically involved in this world for some time. I am glad to have returned, and to have the ability to reacquaint myself with his writings. thank you, and my best wishes to all of you.
Barry Newman
January 18, 2017
Tony was a good friend, and will be missed.
Paul Woeger
October 19, 2015
Among Tony's many attributes, he was a true gentleman. He was a valued friend of the Newlin Gristmill and his wise council and gentle demeanor will be much missed.

Bill Newlin
October 16, 2015
Good bye dad r.i.p
joseph wallace
October 15, 2015
We called him "Tony". He brought pictures of me and my family from 1949..a blessing since our homestead had burned down and there were no pictures. His wife Betty kept sending Christmas cards to my grandmother Mina. After 20 yrs I finally let her know my grandmother had past. I loved Betty's cards as they were all homemade. My husband Jim and I went to meet them in PA. Betty was full of life, Tony was quiet They had made plans to come to visit us at Tuscarora the following year but Betty journeyed on before. I called Tony and said to come and see the changes from 50 yrs ago. He came and lived with us...the rest is history. He will always be family to us. Our Tuscarora History Group held a gathering in honor of Tony at Tuscarora..forever in our hearts..Katsi'tsiaka:ion-Jim and Yehsenaruhcreh-Wendy Bissell
Love to Daniel, Suni, Sammee, Cheryl, Joe and the grandchildren and great grandchildren...Monte who went first
Wendy Bissell
October 14, 2015
Just chanced upon the news of Dr. Wallace's passing in the course of looking up a reference from his work for a paper I am writing. His scholarship combined brilliant analysis, intellectual creativity, and deep humanity. My condolences to his family and friends.
Barry Lyons
October 11, 2015
My deepest sympathy and constant prayers. Please know I care. May God surround you with his loving arms.
Susan Elser
October 10, 2015
Tony Wallace was an inspired historian, a perceptive anthropologist, and a kind and loving man. I and all my family remember him with great affection.

Tim Sellers
Tim Sellers
October 9, 2015
My sincerest condolences to the Wallace Family. May the God of all comfort (Psalms 83:18) help you during these difficult times.
October 8, 2015
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