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“I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know Dr. Darnall. I knew of him through his referenced books and my own searches for answers on the internet...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Michele Catoire

“I had a high regard for Dr. Darnall's professionalism and humanity. I am sorry about his loss to.his closest ones. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Pappa Vince

“My deepest sympathy to youJan and your family fromTonya at Calcutta PsyCare ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tonya Mays

“Doug was a wonderful professor and mentor. My sincere sympathy to Jan and the rest of the family - I know such a caring man will be deeply missed. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Kathie Chaffee Gaige

“Doug was the sweetest, kindest man. He was like a father figure to me and will truly be missed. So sad to think he is gone, but as he puts it he...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Stacey Ruminski

“Doug Darnall was a loving caring person, with the biggest heart. You will be missed dearly. God Bless. Love, Laura Lovins ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Lovins

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Dr. Darnall was one of the greatest men I know. He was very supportive, caring, and a wonderful man to work for. My...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Mary bryant

“I pray God bring peace to the family of Dr. Doug and Jan Darnell and his PsyCare family. I'm so very saddened at his loss. May God be with you all...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jill LC

“Jan, I'm so very sorry to hear about Doug's passing. I will always be grateful to him for helping me overcome my social phobia. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Kassam (Zupp)

“We are so sad to hear of Doug's passing. He was a pioneer in the evaluation, treatment, and research regarding parental alienation. Doug was an...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: William Bernet - Brentwood, TN


Mineral Ridge- Memorial services celebrating the life of Douglas Darnall will be held at 3pm Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Mineral Ridge Chapel. Doug was born December 12, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, the son of Ira and Jeanette Darnall. Doug died Wednesday evening at his home. He graduated from Chula Vista High School in California, attended San Diego State and received his PHD from Kent State University. Doug was the C.E.O. of PsyCare for 27 years. Doug was a member of a number of psychological organizations, served as President of Mineral Ridge School Board, and was a published author. Doug is survived by his wife Jan (Fredrick) Darnall whom he married July 1, 1978, daughters; Brianna (James) Herzing of Pittsburgh, Lindsey (Adam) McMahan of Columbus, grandson Grady and granddaughter Mackenzie. He is also survived by his brother Dick Darnall in North Carolina. Doug was preceded in death by his parents. Family and friends may call from 1-3pm Saturday prior to services at the funeral home. The Darnall family request that in lieu of flowers donations be made to, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Development UPMC Cancer Pavilion Suite 1B 5150 Centre Ave. Pittsburgh PA. 15232 in Doug's memory. The family would like to extend thanks to Hospice of the Valley for all their kindness during this difficult time.