Alfred E. Darby, Jr., M.D. passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Home of the afflictions of old age. For over 40 years, he was the loving husband of Edith B. Wislocki, his rock.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Alfred E. and Irma (Craft) Darby. Dr. Darby was a well-known child psychiatrist. Alfred was a graduate of Culver Military Academy and Brown University. He graduated from Tufts Medical School in 1957. In more recent years, Alfred practiced privately in Fall River and Taunton Massachusetts. Over the years he also held various consulting positions and was highly regarded in the areas of child and adolescent psychiatry. He was also known for his knowledge, compassion, and ability to properly prescribe medications.
Besides his wife he leaves four children, Alfred E. Darby,III, Elizabeth Laskey, Marsha Darby and David Darby and one grandson, Daniel Laskey.
A celebration of his life will be held on June 26, 2021 at 5:00 PM at Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center, 55 Summer Street Rehoboth, MA 02769 in his memory would be appreciated.