Gary Von Hartman

January 5, 1947 - May 23, 2017

Gary was born in Wichita Kansas, the eldest child of Gerald Vincent Hartman, a medical missionary doctor, and Gertie Magdalene Hartman.  He grew up on the mission field in the Philippines and India.  Gary graduated from Woodstock School in Uttarakhand, India in 1964. He received a BA degree from Kansas State University in 1969, an MA degree in Modern Language Arts from KSU in 1971, and graduated as a diplomate from the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland in 1978.

Gary began his analytic practice at the Educational Center in St. Louis in 1979.  He was the analyst founder in 1987 for the Kansas City Friends of Jung which remains a resource for Jungian and post-Jungian studies in the Kansas City community.  His articles and translations have appeared in numerous analytical journals, including Spring, Quadrant, and on the C. G. Jung homepage.  At the time of his death, he was counseling analysands and providing Jungian study groups in Fayetteville, Arkansas; St. Louis, Missouri; Kansas City; DeSoto and Lawrence, Kansas.  In addition to his professional pursuits, he was an award winning Master Gardener and volunteer for the water lily gardens at both the St. Louis Missouri Botanical Garden and Powell Gardens.

Gary is survived by his two children, Emily (Josh) Green of Columbia, Missouri and Adrian (Alison) Hartman of St. Louis, Missouri, his three grandchildren, Lily and Laurel Green and Adelaide Hartman, his brother Greg (Sam) Hartman of Olathe, Kansas and his sister Glenda (Lon) Poliner of San Diego, California.