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I am 33 yrs old and used to have Mr.Moriarty for a sub teacher throughout my education within District 833. If our class knew our teacher was going to have a sub we'd beg for him. He was a class act who loved his family. He had a way of always getting us to focus with his stories. He truely is a legacy and his stories will be passed down to my kids. Your family is in our thoughts. Cassie

Posted by: Cassie Alverson    Feb 18, 2016

Wow, first of all I would like to send my deepest condolences to the family of a truly inspirational person, my name is Travis and I had mr . Moriarty as a teacher back in grade school and his grandpa story's I absolutely couldn't wait to hear , he was a great man , it saddens me to see he passed but his memory will live on , if I remember correctly he published a book of all his story's

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Posted by: Travis - cottage grove, MN - student   Nov 24, 2014

We are so sorry to hear the passing of your father. We will keep you in our prayers. Love, Gloria and Dale

Posted by: Gloria Dowell/Dale Allen - Couderay, WI   Mar 02, 2013

Mr. Moriarty had the wonderful ability to make each of his students
feel that they were important and valuable. He brought out the best
in us and helped us to believe in ourselves.
We are very grateful to have had him in our lives.

Our sincere condolences to Steve and his wife Barb.

Posted by: Ron & Sharron (Alberts) Schmidt - Inver Grove Heights, MN - former students   Feb 21, 2013

I am very sorry for your loss and will remember you and your family in my prayers.

Posted by: Sharon Thompson - North Branch, MN   Feb 20, 2013

To Dan and all the Moriarty family, We want to express our condolences and let you know are thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Your Dad was a special man and I feel it was a pleasure to know him as a friend and a patient. He always made a person feel special when he would talk to you. I will miss seeing him on occasions. The last one was at the Park High School honoring our

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Posted by: Mary Donkers - COTTAGE GROVE, MN   Feb 20, 2013

Having the gift that inspires a reluctant stundent into wanting to
learn, is the mark of a great teacher. One such teacher was Mr.
R. John Stocker
Class of '62'

Posted by: Richard John Stocker    Feb 20, 2013

Mr Moriarty brings back such peaceful and loving memories. He exemplified what teaching was about. I was always amazed that he not only taught during the day but would teach religion at St Thomas Aquinas in the evening. He was a marvelous example of a selfless God centered man. Yes, heaven will be a brighter place because of Dan.

Posted by: Mary (Neuman) Jackson - Stillwater, MN - Student   Feb 19, 2013

The gold medal standard for teaching. Mr. Moriarity`s name is mentioned so often when his students come togather you might think he was our dad rather than a teacher that I had only one hour a day for 9 months my senior year 51 yrs. ago;he touched my heart and influenced my life.

Posted by: Jim Juaire - Burnsvllle, MN - student   Feb 19, 2013

Hey, Tom: I am sorry for the loss of your Dad. Remember the good times. Treasure the memories - that is what I hold on to with my Dad. God is your rock lean on him. Again, my condolences in the loss of your dad. Melody Goldbloom

Posted by: Melody R. Goldbloom - North Branch, MN   Feb 19, 2013