Dr. Daniel G. Cunningham, 88

Longtime Riverside pediatrician

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Dr. Daniel G. Cunningham, 88, of LaPorte County, Indiana, died peacefully on May 23, 2020 at home. As a 40-year resident of Riverside, he served as a pediatrician to the local community. 

Dr. Cunningham was born in Glencolmcille, County Donegal, Ireland to Daniel and Anna (nee O'Byrne) Cunningham. He earned a medical degree from the University College Galway and completed his pediatric training through Loyola University. 

In his 50 years as an academic pediatrician, Dr. Cunningham excelled as a kind doctor and role model for scores of young physicians. His work inspired a lifelong commitment to global health.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 60 years, Margaret (nee Korbelik); his six children, Mary (Andrew), Anne (Joe), Dan (Deborah), Ellen (James), John (Vicky) and Margaret (Jacob); 13 grandchildren; three siblings, Pat, John, and Anne of Ireland; and countless friends and relatives.

A funeral Mass and celebration of life was held on May 30. Please send condolences to the family at LakeviewFHC.com.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Lamp for Haiti, P.O. Box 187, Montclair, New Jersey, 07042 (email questions to admin@lampforhaiti.org) in memory of Daniel G. Cunningham.

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