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October 1966

Daniel Cady Darrow

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Am J Dis Child. 1966;112(4):271-272. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1966.02090130045001

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He spoke to us with the authenticity of one who has seen Truth and heard it and felt it.

THESE ARE WORDS of a Quaker philosopher but they characterize particularly well a man I have known as a devoted friend and gifted colleague since his internship in New Haven in 1922.

I believe that in Dan's years as a senior associate of mine at Yale I never contemplated or carried out a major step without consulting him—a wise man and a philosopher. His views on any subject were intellectual and incisive, and his was a wide-ranging curiosity and a creative imagination.

One of my happiest memories of academic life at Yale was our "noontime cracker barrel," as Dan termed it. Some of us brought lunches and any subject might be discussed. I imagine there are times when Herbert Miller, Bob Cooke, Ed Pratt, and John Brobeck, among others, would join

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