Longtime faculty member Richard Telingator passed away September 4. His obituary is reprinted here from Legacy.com:
Telingator, Dr. Richard "Dick" Howard was born in Chicago on December 13, 1927 to Fanny Balaban and Harry Telingator, emigrants from Russia. He was brother to Albert Telingator and May Brottman, both of whom pre-deceased him.
He received his A.B. at the University of Chicago in 1946 in Political Science, and attended Chicago Medical School, earning his M.D. in 1953, thanks to the financial support of The Jewish Federation. He worked for the U.S. Public Health Service stateside during the Korean War and went on to do his residency in Psychiatry at Michael Reese Hospital He began his private psychiatric practice in 1959.
He subsequently pursued training at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and graduated in 1967. His other professional experience includes serving as an attending psychiatrist at the Michael Reese Hospital Department of Psychiatry. He served on the Faculty of the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis and was appointed a Training and Supervising Analyst in 1974. He served in that capacity and saw patients throughout his entire career, until he finally retired from the profession he loved in November 2016 just before turning 89 years old.
He and Judy lived a full life and enjoyed seeing the world and the diversity of cultures. They were passionate about the arts, opera, anything Wagner, and of course, theater, starting with their first date at the Goodman. In addition to Judith (Broder), his wife of 61 years, he leaves behind his four children, Kathe, Cindy (Maggie), Susan and Eric and four grandchildren, Devon, Quinn, Will and Ryan. There will be no funeral.
Donations may be sent to the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute at 312-922-7474, ext. 324 or 122 S. Michigan Ave., Ste. 1300, Chicago, IL 60603.
We extend our sympathies to his family.