Neil Passariello, 40
Was Psychotherapist

Boston Globe
July 26, 1990

Neil Marc Passariello, a psychotherapist, died of AIDS Tuesday at his home in Somerville. He was 40.

Mr. Passariello was a consultant and therapist at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, House of Affirmation, Boston, Lesley College, Cambridge, and the Greater Lawrence Mental Health Center.

Born in New Haven, he graduated from the University of the Pacific, in Stockton, Calif., and received a master's in education at Lesley College. At the time of his death he was a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at Antioch New England Graduate School in Keene, N.H.

He served on the American Board of Examiners in Psychodramas, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy and was a member of the Yale Russian Chorus and coauthor of an Italian-American cookbook.

He leaves his parents, Salvatore and Sophie Passariello of North Haven; a sister, Phyllis Passariello of Danville, Ky.; and his companion, Jasper Lawson of Somerville.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Arlington Street Church.


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