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Thomas Wood Zinsser H50 (d1995) – K48, K49, K50, K51

Thomas Wood Zinsser died at Southwest Harbor, Maine, on July 21, 1995. Born on October 13, 1927, in New York, New York, he was the son of John Sharman '15 and Isabella (Wadsworth) Zinsser. He prepared at the Haverford School in Haverford, Pennsylvania, and served in the U.S. armed forces before coming to Harvard, where [...]

Thomas Wood Zinsser H50 (d1995) – K48, K49, K50, K512017-08-09T17:37:38+00:00

Edward Elijah White Jr. H50 (d1987) – K48, K49, K50

Ed White was a perfect first tenor. There would be occasionally a quaver in his voice at the higher notes, but he sang Summertime beautifully, and then worked for the Public Library in New York for a long time. -From Frank Cabot at the 60th Anniversary Memorial Service Edward Elijah White Jr., a [...]

Edward Elijah White Jr. H50 (d1987) – K48, K49, K502017-08-09T17:37:42+00:00

Eric Westby H90 (d2020) – K88, K89, K90

Eric Mauldin Westby, 51 of Boston, passed away on July 7, 2020. Born in Warner Robins, GA on April 2, 1969, he was a California native. He earned his B.A. from Harvard University and M.B.A. from Boston University Questrom School of Business. He was employed by Boston University and was a former accomplished professional [...]

Eric Westby H90 (d2020) – K88, K89, K902020-07-14T19:33:30+00:00

Doug Warren H72 (d2002) – K71, K72

I'm going to talk about Doug Warren. Douglass, we called him. Doug had two SS on the end of Douglass, and he and I both hailed from Tennessee, although I was from the mountains and he was from the Mississippi. We did a lot together at Harvard. He tutored me in math as I recall, [...]

Doug Warren H72 (d2002) – K71, K722017-08-09T17:37:46+00:00

Alan M. Wachman H80 (d2012) – K79

Alan M. Wachman age 53, (LHS 76), passed away peacefully on June 21, 2012. He died surrounded by loved ones, who supported him throughout an heroic year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Beloved by family and cherished by friends and colleagues, Alan was highly creative both as scholar and artist, passionately devoted to his wife and [...]

Alan M. Wachman H80 (d2012) – K792017-08-09T17:37:50+00:00

H. Malcolm Ticknor H57 (d2021) – K55, K56, K57

TICKNOR, H. Malcolm Age 85, a retired architect and resident of Concord, MA, died peacefully on December 26, 2021. He was the husband for 32 years of Susan G. Ticknor. Malcolm was born in New York City on March 1, 1936, to his late parents, Benjamin and Barbara (Farmer) Ticknor. He was a member of [...]

H. Malcolm Ticknor H57 (d2021) – K55, K56, K572022-01-10T20:47:00+00:00

James Stearns H54 (d2010) – K53, K54

James Pierce Stearns, 78, of Kent, CT, died of cancer March 2, 2010. He was born to James and Esther Stearns on January 15, 1932 in Boston. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Byard Stearns; two daughters, Sarah Stearns Fey of Greenwich, and Katherine Stearns Symonds (Kate) of New York City; two sisters, Elizabeth [...]

James Stearns H54 (d2010) – K53, K542017-08-09T17:37:55+00:00

Andy Snyder H77 (d2021) – K76

Andrew John Snyder, 65, beloved son of the late Marjorie and Charles Snyder, cherished cousin of Melanie Hogue, Lydia Howes and Timothy Osborne, adored best friend of Victoria Steinberg, and dear friend of so many people in so many places, left this earth on Saturday, November 13. Born in Boston, and brought up in Cambridge, [...]

Andy Snyder H77 (d2021) – K762022-03-23T15:33:39+00:00

Sherrod E. Skinner Jr. H51 (d1952) – K50

I am Sherrod Emerson Skinner III, so I am related to Sherrod Emerson Skinner II. I am his nephew and I'm not quite sure where this is going to go and I hope I can get through it. First, I wanted to send greetings and love from my dad who was also a Krok. He [...]

Sherrod E. Skinner Jr. H51 (d1952) – K502017-08-09T17:38:01+00:00

David Skinner H51 (d2012) – K50, K51

On Thursday, January 26, 2012, David C. Skinner, Sr. died at the age of eighty-two in Indio, California.  For much of his career, he was both educator and entrepreneur, investigating the deepest structures of language and then converting those findings into systems of language acquisition.  His thinking incorporated a wide range of sources, from the [...]

David Skinner H51 (d2012) – K50, K512017-08-09T17:38:06+00:00
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