Dan Sackett Death – Dan Sackett, a resident of Tinley Park, Illinois, and a former Carl Sandburg High School has passed away. He was announced dead by his family through a social media publication that read “With heavy hearts we share that on December 8, a great man, Dan Sackett, passed away. Know that he always held you all close to his heart and felt joy in sharing his love for music, movies, theater and books.”
Who was Dan Sackett?
Daniel “Dan” Sackett Sr., was a resident of Tinley Park, Illinois, and a native of Berwyn, Illinois. He went to Fenwick High School and studied Speech and Theater at Northwestern University, according to his social media profile. He was a mentor, father figure, and inspiration to so many students and teachers. He touched so many people lives in such a profound way.
He worked at Carl Sandburg High School from 1982 to 2015 and was an actor with the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble in the past. In 2019, Daniel Peter Sackett, Sr., his father, passed away due to complications resulting from a brain tumor. He was the devoted father of David Miles-Sackett, Allison (Camillo) Acevedo, and Dan Miles-Sackett, as well as the husband of Lynda “Lynn” Miles.
About Dan Sackett
In addition to being a brother to Mary Ellen (Scott) Kasik, Daniel, Jr. (Lynda Miles), and Michael, Scott was a devoted son of his mother Mary. Among his friends and family, he led a loving and humorous life. In addition to being a wonderful director, coach, and teacher, Scott was a devoted husband, father, and grandpa. He has witnessed many of his students leave their imprint on the world; his family is made up of educators and school officials.
He has had actors like Robin Tunney, who most recently starred in the CBS series “The Mentalist,” football coach Pat Fitzgerald of Northwestern University, and writer Katie Rich of Saturday Night Live sit in his classes. Sackett, a longstanding Sandburg head speech coach as well. His mother-in-law is a teacher, his brother-in-law is a principal in the Chicago suburbs, his wife, Lynda Miles, teaches third grade at Helen Keller Elementary School in Tinley Park, and his daughter teaches in Detroit, according to Sackett.
Dan Sackett’s obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by the family at a later date.
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