Steven Arthur Hughes, age 65, died on Saturday, April 4th 2015 in Boston MA after a lengthy and complicated leukemia.

Born on June 7, 1949 in Stamford, CT, Steve spent his childhood in Darien, then attended Butler Un. In Indianapolis, where he received his BA and Masters Degrees. He then received his Doctorate of Edu. in 1979 from IU. Steve was a psychologist in Indiana until he moved to Boston in 1983. He taught at Northeastern U., worked in multiple settings for the MA Health and Human Services, and recently retired as the School psychologist for the Rockland Public School District. He contributed greatly to the lives of his private practice patients and students.

Survivors include his sister Christina Tugeau of Williamsburg VA, his brother JohnHughes of Portland Oregon, five nieces and nephews and their children, and many close and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and JuliaHughes of Darien, CT.

A private service was held on Sat. April 11th at the Evergreen Cemetery in New Haven, CT. Memorial contributions are welcome in his name to the Jefferson Elementary School, 93 George Street, Rockland MA 02370.