Darrell Lacock

November 1, 1936 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 84)


Dr. Darrell Lacock of Guilford, Connecticut, 84, died peacefully at his home on October 6th, 2021. Survivors include children Heidi Brant, Jennifer Brant and Dr. Joshua Brant, seven grandchildren, and sister Pamela O'Sullivan. Darrell was a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University (B.A.), Southern Connecticut State University (M.S.W.), and Yale University, where he received a Ph.D. in Education. A dedicated and beloved professor, Darrell taught philosophy of education at Yale and Wesleyan for over 20 years. In addition, Darrell worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker on the Connecticut shoreline in private practice with his wife, Dr. Cynthia Townshend-Lacock. A passionate gardener, Darrell loved practicing Tai Chi, playing folk music on the guitar and spending time with his family at his vacation home in the British Virgin Islands.

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