Hayden, Alden Howland M.D.

Alden Howland Hayden, M.D. of Pitsfield, New York, Formerly of Greenwich, CT, died in his sleep January 8th, 2002. Born12/1/25, he attended the Choate School and Yale University. In WWII he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served on Guam and in China. He attended the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and came to the University of Rochester Medical Center in1953 for a 2-year Rotating Internship in preparation for General Practice, then a Residency in Psychiatry and a Public Health Fellowship under John Romano. After a stint at Rochester General's Mental Health Center, he went into private practice. He was a consultant to Planned Parenthood and Northhaven, served in the VA Hospitals in Batavia and Canandaigua, and for over 20 years was a psychiatric consultant to the Rochester Friendly Home as well as the Samaritan Pastoral Counseling Center (formerly Genesee Ecumenical Ministries). He served as an interim President of the Rochester District Branch of the APA, as well as being the first director of the then ""Pittsford Recreation Commission."" He was an avid sailor and a member of the Canandaigua Yacht Club. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Haven Healy; a daughter, Elizabeth (Mrs. Edward J.) Walsh; and a son, George (wife, Laura M.), of Rochester; and a daughter, Jennifer M. (Mrs. Richard E.) Hackel of Ann Arbor, MI; nieces, Deborah Healy, M.D. (Mark Hedgepeth, MSW) of Geneva, Kathryn H. (Matthew) Tonkovich, of Corning, Susan H. (Anthony) Quinn, of Penfield. He is also survived by his brother, Loring Sawyer Hayden of Sarasota, Florida; nine grandchildren; 2 grandnephews; and a grandniece. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, January 12th, at 2:00 PM at Christ Episcopal Church, Pittsford. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Samaritan Pastoral Counseling Service, the Cult Information Service of Rochester, or the Alzheimers Association. Arr.: Zornow-Hedges Funeral Home"