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Dr. Richard Wayne Mahood

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“I am so saddened to hear of Wayne's passing. He was my professor of social studies methods at Geneseo in the '70 spring semester...50 years ago. ...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Thompson - Penfield, NY

“"Mentor" is the theme of many of these remembrances. So true; Dr.Mahood was my mentor too. He saw potential in me that I couldn't imagine. I am...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Bobbi, So very sorry to learn of your husbands passing. May you find solace in the loving memories that you hold close. My deepest sympathies....Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Keith MacMullin - Penfield, NY

“I am so sorry for your loss. As a colleague of many years, I have always had the utmost respect for Wayne. I am proud to call him a friend and a...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Stephen West - Livonia, NY

“Wayne was a truly superior educator and an inspiring person. Many owe him a debt of gratitude for his support as a mentor and for his kindness during...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Beverly Evans - Geneseo, NY

“Wayne was a wonderful mentor to whom I owe a great deal of my career success. Many Social Studies and other subject teachers took what they learned...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Dennis Showers - York, NY

“I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember that Wayne encouraged me to be an educator. He and Bobbi took me to the Avon Inn to receive a...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry to learn of Wayne's passing. He was a master professor, beloved mentor and always friend.Bobby, may you and your family find some...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Ray and Audrey Horan

“Always enjoyed Wayne on our many get togethers and the trips we took. Will miss him. Connie ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“I knew Dr. Mahood as an undergraduate and student teacher at Greece Athena Jr.-Sr. High School in the early 70s. From 1974-75 I was his graduate...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Betsey Benning Dewey - Greece, NY

“I alway's enjoyed speaking with "Wayne" when he called into Roch. Inter. Medicine or running into him at Wegman's Geneseo. Such a wonderful man,...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: JeanMarie Zink - Livonia, NY

“My favorite teacher at Geneseo. I invited him to my retirement party when I retired from teaching. He was a wonderful, gifted man and I am proud to...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Robert Maclemale - Avon, NY

“A great educator, a wonderful person. Dr Mahood left a lasting impact on many. We were fortunate to be able to keep in touch with Wayne for many...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Infantino - Burlington, CT


Dr. Mahood passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Dr. Mahood was a resident of Geneseo, New York at the time of passing.

He graduated from York High School in Elmhurst, Ill and subsequently received degrees from Hamilton College, University of Illinois, and finally, a Doctor of Social Sciences degree from Syracuse University.

Dr. Mahood served a term in the U.S. Army and National Guard of Illinois from 1957-1963.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd. Geneseo, NY 14454.

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