Jonathan Downey passed away Sunday, May 20th, 2012. Jonathan was a provider at Sage Neuroscience Center, and he will be missed dearly. Below is the obituary as it was published, Sunday, Jun 3rd in the Albuquerque Journal.
DOWNEY — JONATHAN R. Age 45, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012. He was born in Boston, MA on May 28, 1966. He lived in Columbia Maryland. During his childhood, he attended Wild Lake High School. In 1982 Jon moved with his family to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he attended Highland High School. After graduation Jonathan attended UNM which included a one year study in Spain. He graduated in 1988 with a BA degree, in Photo Journalism. In 2000 at Saint Francis College Jon earned a Master of Science degree as a Physician Assistant. He worked as a Physicians Assistant in El Paso, Texas for three years. Jonathan was employed by Sage Neuroscience Center. He is survived by his father, Robert Downey; brothers, Christopher Downey, James and his wife Michele Downey; nieces, Leah and Shannon. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Daniels Family Funeral Services Wyoming Chapel at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in Jonathan’s honor to support either cancer or mental health programs….
Jonathan Downey was a compassionate provider who was dedicated to providing mental health care to his community. When asked about mental health recently, his response was
Mental Health Services: creating balance in individuals and allowing peace to thrive in communities. Services for mental health issues saves tax-payer money in the long-run, and provides opportunities for patients to contribute to their community.
Jonathan was a joy to have as part of our team, and we will all dearly miss him.
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