MICHAEL H. BLAKE, a corporate executive, died Oct. 3, 2017, at age 81. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon and was a U.S. Naval Reserve veteran. He started his career with the Budd Company in Philadelphia, then moved to Boston with the former Bache & Co. After executive roles at Lowden Tree & Landscape and Dalton Electric, he completed his career with Harvest Capital Management. He was an avid athlete. Predeceased by his second wife, Penelope Stowell, he is survived by his former wife, Susan Livingston; four children; two grandchildren; his sister; and several nieces and nephews.