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USD Law Professor Joseph Darby Dies at 83

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U-T San Diego -- There are a lot of ways to describe longtime University of San Diego law professor Joseph Darby. Navy leader. Legal scholar. Devoted Catholic. But perhaps none is more accurate than this: Renaissance man.

“He was probably the most intelligent person I’ve met in my lifetime,” said former FBI agent and longtime friend Larry Campbell.

“He broke the mold,” said his wife, Ursula. “He was unusual in many, many ways.”

Mr. Darby died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, on June 13 at his home in La Jolla. He was 83. (Full Story

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