Inside Gate 6: Dean of Law School passes away

Mary C. Daly Esq. Photo courtesy of St. Johns University

Mary C. Daly Esq. Photo courtesy of St. John's University

Mary C. Daly, Esq., Dean of the School of Law and John V. Brennan Professor of Law and Ethics from 2003-2008, passed away at the age of 61. Some former colleagues say she had been battling cancer.

A prayer service was held last Tuesday in the Law School’s atrium and her wake was held in Brooklyn last Saturday and Sunday.

The University’s president, The Rev. Donald J. Harrington, issued this statement immediately after learning of her death.

According to Assistant Vice President for Media Relations Dominic Scianna, the Assistant Academic Dean of the Law School, Andrew Simons, is currently serving as the interim Dean. There is no date set to name a permanent replacement yet.

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