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Bro. Donald Kelly '65
Donald Kelly, mathematics professor at Marist College for 32 years,
passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. Known to colleagues and
friends as Brother Don, he was 74 years old.
A Marist Brother since 1962,
Brother Don graduated from Marist College in 1965 and then went on to
receive master's degrees in mathematics from Hunter College in 1969 and
applied statistics from New York University in 1974. He taught for many
years at the high school level, including at the Msgr. Pace High School
in Miami, the Marist High School in Chicago, and two terms of service at
Christ the King High School in Queens, NY, where he also served as
chair of the Mathematics Department. Brother Don returned to Marist to
teach in 1984. While teaching full time, he earned an additional
master's degree in computer science from Marist in 1986 and in 1993
earned his Ph.D. from Polytechnic Institute of NYU.
The Kelly family requested that donations in Brother Don’s memory be made to the Bro. Donald J. Kelly, FMS, Memorial Scholarship at Marist. If you would like to make a gift, please visit maristconnect.marist.edu/give and direct your gift to Brother Donald Kelly Memorial Scholarship.
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