When Matthew R. Nachtwey ’78 traveled to Vienna as a third-year study abroad student, he found a city and language he loved, developed a passion for history and travel, and meet Maria the woman he’d marry in Budapest in 1987 and share an American-born daughter, Claire Marie. Matthew went on to pursue a Clinical Counseling degree from the University of Illinois—Springfield and worked as a massage therapist, counselor, and healer. He died April 5, 2020. Claire Marie, Maria, and many family and friends survive him.

12 Oct 2020