Born in Port Chester, NY on April 13, 1954, to Liz and George Hains, Tony passed away on February 17, 2022, after a courageous battle with gastric cancer. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Ann, his daughter, Anastasia, and his brother, Tim of Naples, FL. He is further survived by his niece, Erin Whitaker of Boynton Beach, FL, nephew, Bryan Hains of Redwood City, CA, other relatives and friends.
After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in psychology with his bachelor’s, masters and Ph.D., Tony became a professor in the counseling area of the Department of Educational Psychology in the School of Education at UW-Milwaukee. He taught there for 31 years, which included time as department chair. He enjoyed his research in cognitive behavioral intervention with adolescents, who are chronically ill. He was a member of the American Psychological Association.
Tony loved to read horror novels, and when he retired, he wrote in the horror novel genre constantly. He also planned trips to scary places like cemeteries with hanging moss on the trees or abandoned psychiatric hospitals in remote areas. He found inspiration everywhere.
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