SETH S. FAISON SR., a retired insurance executive and former chairman of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, died Mar. 7, 2017, at age 93. He was the brother of John W. Faison of the class of 1941. A member of Eclectic, he received his degree with distinction and with honors in government. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. Born and raised in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, he was an avid supporter of the borough. As chair of the Brooklyn Academy of Music for six years, he helped to transform it into a center for theater and dance. He served on two dozen other boards and associations and won numerous awards for his trusteeship. An executive for 32 years at Johnson & Higgins, an insurance brokerage in lower Manhattan, he walked the Brooklyn Bridge to work. His first wife, Susan Tyler Faison, predeceased him. Among those who survive are his wife, Sara R. Faison; four children, including Seth S. Faison Jr. ’81 and Sarah Faison ’84; two stepdaughters; and 10 grandchildren.