Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Student Development


George Anastaplo

The Loyola University Chicago community mourns the death of George Anastaplo, professor in the School of Law. Professor Anastaplo passed away on February 14.

Professor Anastaplo was the author of numerous books, articles, op-eds, and hundreds of essays. For more than 30 years, he was a vital part of the fabric of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law community, serving as a beloved colleague, a revered teacher, and a world-renowned scholar. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War Two as a navigator of B-17s and B-29s. He earned his BA, JD, and PhD from the University of Chicago and joined Loyola University Chicago in 1981. He taught at the School of Law through last semester. His distinguished academic career included serving as a lecturer in the University of Chicago’s Basic Program of Liberal Education for Adults and as professor of political science and philosophy at Dominican University. He is survived by his wife (Sara), four children, and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to The Family of George Anastaplo, c/o School of Law, Corboy Law Center, WTC.

Please remember this family in your prayers.