DANIEL LINDLEY
LINDLEY--Daniel Allen, Jr., died peacefully December 18, 2020 after a long but relatively painless battle with cancer, complicated at the end by Covid-19. He was the son of Daniel Allen Lindley and Margaret "Peggy" Miller Lindley. He was married to Amy Harris Hoyt Lindley, and they leave behind a son Daniel Allen Lindley, III and his children Hannah Alice Lindley and Ethan Ledyard Lindley, as well as a daughter Helen Stokes Lindley Kelly and her children Dylan Paul Hastings, Haley Helen Hastings, and Sophia Lucia Hastings. He later married Lucia Waller Woods Lindley, who, after 43 years of marriage, preceded him in death by four days. Daniel had degrees from Yale, Harvard, Florida State, and Loyola University of Chicago. He was a schoolteacher, professor of English, and a Jungian analyst. He is the author of two books: This Rough Magic: The Life of Teaching and On Life's Journey Always Becoming. Donations in his honor may be made to the Nature Conservancy via: www.nature.org/en-us/ Details of a service at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City are to be determined.

Published by New York Times on Dec. 27, 2020.
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I too was one of Dan´s student at uni high. We learned the Lord´s Prayer in olde English which I remember to this day. I also took care of the baby Daniel in old black point shortly after he was born. Dan lindley epitomized the best of teaching: engaging, wise, compassionate and funny. Love to the family
Anne Bergman
October 23, 2021
I just learned of Dan's passing and I feel so saddened. He was the most incredible teacher of English teachers I had ever. I took a couple of his classes at UIC and he supervised my student teaching. I am a veteran teacher of English and writing because of Dan's mentorship and wisdom. I saw him in downtown Chicago and thanked him several years after taking his courses and while I was finishing grad school. Dan was simply an incredible teacher and man of ideas.
Syd Slobodnik
School
October 22, 2021
Dan was the most amazing high school teacher I ever had! He was the epitome of what Uni high offered, brilliant, challenging and a good friend
suzanne Sturmthal russin
Student
April 19, 2021
Dan was a rare person: gentlemanly and kind, with a droll and impish sense of humor, scholarly and professorial, yet never taking himself too seriously. We were sad when he and Lucia relocated permanently to their
New York home. A loss for our Chicago Jungian community at the time. His death makes that loss deep and permanent.
Sue Rosenthal
Friend
January 4, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Dan's passing. He was a brilliant and engaging gentleman.
Kristi Anderson Wells
January 3, 2021
Hi Daniel,

I was a student and a collogue of your father at the Chicago Jung Institute. I also met Lucia on several occasions at the Chicago Institute social events. You father was a generous, insightful and soulful individual. When he was on one of my evaluating committees, he gave me precious feedback which had a profound impact on my Self understanding. I will miss him greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the loss of your father. He will always live fondly in my memories of what is the best of humanity.
Ashok Bedi
December 30, 2020
There was only one Heir Eminent Professor. His wit and wisdom will be missed. All will be in my prayers. -Angela
Angela Cavalieri
December 29, 2020
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