Anthony Deere Velie

Anthony Deere Velie died October 10, 2018.

From Jerry Mitchell – Born September 7, 1939 Tony’s early life was spent in New York City and Easthampton NY.  He graduated from Le Rosey in Switzerland before coming to Yale. He majored in English and lived in Saybrook.  Tony worked as an editor at McGraw Hill before moving to California where he taught English in inner city schools.  He is survived by his son, Max.  Tony was a wonderful writer, an imaginative and dedicated teacher, and a good friend.