Anne Sullivan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 14, 1866

Death Date

Oct 20, 1936

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Coronary Thrombosis

Place of Death

Oct 20, 1936



The teacher Anne Sullivan died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Teacher who famously broke through to Helen Keller and taught her how to read and write.

She married Harvard instructor John Albert Macy in May of 1905; the couple separated in 1914.



The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools – things remote from the student’s experience and need.


We have no firm hold on any knowledge or philosophy that can lift us out of our difficulties.


I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.


I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.


Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.