|Died||May 29, 2013 (aged 85)|
Greeley was born on February 5, 1928 in Oak Park, Illinois to an Irish family. He was raised a Catholic. Greeley studied at Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary and at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary. He retired in 2009 after an injury.
Greeley suffered skull fractures in a fall in 2008 when his clothing got caught on the door of a taxi as it pulled away; he was hospitalized in critical condition. He remained in poor health. Greeley died on May 29, 2013 at his Chicago home. He was 85.
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- Jensen, Trevor; Ramirez, Margaret (May 30, 2013). "Andrew Greeley -- priest, author, critic -- dead at 85". Chicago Tribune.
- Owen, Mary (November 9, 2008). "Greeley in critical condition after fall". Chicago Tribune.
- Steinfels, Peter (May 30, 2013). "Andrew M. Greeley, outspoken priest, dies at 85". New York Times.