In the fall of 1992, Mary married Daniel Yankelovich. Their mutual love, respect and support bonded them joyously throughout the personal and professional dimensions of their lives. In 1995, Mary died tragically in an automobile accident at age 35.
To those close to her, there was no better friend. And, to Mary, outside of family and faith, nothing was closer to her heart than St. Bonaventure University — for it was there that her grace and charm matured, her intellectual competencies developed, and her spirituality began to flourish.
The Mary Yankelovich Fellowship at
Since 1997, thanks to the generosity of Mary's husband, Daniel,