MADISON - Henry McKenna Delaney-Potthoff was born in Cambridge, Mass., on March 6, 1985, and died in Madison on March 7, 2015.
Henry is survived by his parents, Sims and Maggie Delaney-Potthoff of Madison; and his brother and best friend, Emmett McMichael Delaney-Potthoff of Madison.
Henry achieved an early graduation from Malcolm Shabazz City High School in Madison, in 2006 and began began his world travels. Henry was a masterful, self-taught guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and brilliant composer. Henry was a highly intuitive, creative force-one of a kind. Henry played lead guitar and recorded with bands from Madison, Amsterdam, New Orleans and Oregon. Henry was a champion of truth and for his entire life, was wise beyond his years. We are crushed.
A visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at 5927 Adams Road, Fitchburg. A memorial gathering will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 11 a.m. at 5927 Adams Road, Fitchburg.
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to The Henry Mac Foundation. These funds will be dispersed by the family to programs sponsoring budding musicians. Checks made out to The Henry Mac Foundation can be mailed to; Sims and Maggie Delaney-Potthoff, 4112 Hegg Ave., Madison, WI 53716 or paypal account firstname.lastname@example.org HWWTFCTY