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In Memoriam: Patrick J. "Joe" McDonough

May 13, 2008
Dr. Patrick J. "Joe" McDonough, ACA’s sixth executive director passed away Friday, May 9. He was 76. Dr. McDonough, who was Executive Director from 1983-1990, served with dedication, commitment, and the desire to move the profession to new heights.


Former ACA Executive Director

In Memoriam: Patrick J. 'Joe' McDonoughDr. Patrick J. "Joe" McDonough, ACA’s sixth executive director passed away Friday, May 9. He was 76. Dr. McDonough, who was Executive Director from 1983-1990, served with dedication, commitment, and the desire to move the profession to new heights.

On Tuesday, May 13, many of Dr. McDonough’s family, friends, and colleagues, including several ACA staff members, gathered for his memorial service. At 10:00 am on that day, ACA observed seven minutes of silence in his honor, each minute representing one of the years in which he served as executive director.

The family has asked that memorial contributions be made to:

Mental Health Association in Talbot County
611B Dutchman's Lane, Easton, Maryland, 21601
Website: http://www.mhamdes.org

or to

St. Ignatius College Prep
1076 Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
www.ignatius.org

An article will appear in an upcoming issue of Counseling Today. ACA’s Governing Council, members and staff extend their deepest sympathy to Dr. McDonough’s wife Nancy, their six children, and all of their family members and friends.  

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In Memoriam: Patrick J. "Joe" McDonough

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Dr. Patrick J. "Joe" McDonough, ACA’s sixth executive director passed away Friday, May 9. He was 76. Dr. McDonough, who was Executive Director from 1983-1990, served with dedication, commitment, and the desire to move the profession to new heights.


Former ACA Executive Director

In Memoriam: Patrick J. 'Joe' McDonoughDr. Patrick J. "Joe" McDonough, ACA’s sixth executive director passed away Friday, May 9. He was 76. Dr. McDonough, who was Executive Director from 1983-1990, served with dedication, commitment, and the desire to move the profession to new heights.

On Tuesday, May 13, many of Dr. McDonough’s family, friends, and colleagues, including several ACA staff members, gathered for his memorial service. At 10:00 am on that day, ACA observed seven minutes of silence in his honor, each minute representing one of the years in which he served as executive director.

The family has asked that memorial contributions be made to:

Mental Health Association in Talbot County
611B Dutchman's Lane, Easton, Maryland, 21601
Website: http://www.mhamdes.org

or to

St. Ignatius College Prep
1076 Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
www.ignatius.org

An article will appear in an upcoming issue of Counseling Today. ACA’s Governing Council, members and staff extend their deepest sympathy to Dr. McDonough’s wife Nancy, their six children, and all of their family members and friends.