John Edward Talley, formerly of Enid, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Santa Fe, N.M. He was born Feb. 25, 1928, and grew up in Enid.
He attended Dartmouth College, Oklahoma University Medical School and became a psychiatrist, practicing in San Francisco and then Santa Fe, N.M. In addition to his private practice, he was a founder of the Jung Institute of Santa Fe, and served as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
He was an extremely talented writer, and just before his death, completed a book, “Ambition and Salvation,” about his forebears and their adventures on the Oklahoma frontier and the Cherokee Strip.