May 28, 2023

Mark McIntosh Obituary – Death, Mark McIntosh Has Died At Age Of 61

Mark McIntosh Obituary, Death – Mark Allen McIntosh, age 61, of Wilmette, Illinois, passed away on October 13, 2021 after a courageous and bravely fought struggle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Mark earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University. He then went on to earn additional degrees from Oxford University and The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church before obtaining his Doctor of Philosophy in Theology from the University of Chicago in 1993. Mark is a historian by training. In 1986, he went through the ordination process to become a priest.

Mark served others throughout his entire career, including as a Professor of Christian Spirituality at Loyola University Chicago and as the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity at Durham University, UK; and as a Priest, at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Barrington, at Durham Cathedral as a Canon Residentiary, and at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Evanston. He also served as a Professor of Christian Spirituality at Loyola University Chicago. Mark spent over twenty-five years as an enthusiastic and devoted educator of undergraduate and graduate students. During that time, he helped to co-found the Honors Program at Loyola and contributed to the re-imagining of the undergraduate teaching program.

In Theology and Religion at Durham University. In addition to serving as the Canon Theologian to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, he is the author of nine books that focus on various aspects of Christian spirituality and theology. Mark McIntosh was the devoted husband of Anne McIntosh; the doting father of Elizabeth McIntosh and Nathan McIntosh (fiancée Gauri Bhatnagar); the compassionate brother of Gilbert (Sylvia), Bruce (Priscilla), and Katherine (Thomas Smith) McIntosh-Smith; the cherished son of the late Gilbert and Katherine McIntosh; and the thoughtful son-in-law of Frederick and the late Elizabeth Nagle. On Saturday, November 20, at 9:00 am, there will be a memorial ceremony held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, which is located at 939 Hinman Avenue in Evanston, Illinois 60202.