Tag Archive for 1953

CLASS OF 1953 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

As many struggle to survive winter’s blast, others bask in Florida and our southern border states, but none go as far south as Phil Olsen, who will enjoy Antarctica’s summer. No longer flying, he did pilot in a command for three years after his 80th, thereby joining the Union of Flying Octogenarians (UFO). Phil reports…

CLASS OF 1953 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

In a sympathy letter to me, The Rev. Frederick S. Wandall wrote that his wife of 53 years, Virginia H. “Ginger,” passed away on Apr. 7, and that her 82nd birthday on Aug. 11 was kept in memory of her. Since 2011 they have lived in Greenspring Village, a retirement community in Springfield, Va. They…

CLASS OF 1953 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

A note from Jerry Patrick indicates, “Life goes quite well.” Indeed, it does! After sailing bareboat in the Virgin Islands in January, he expected to meet up with Cope Murray during a June trip east, followed by a September visit to France and Spain. He recently formed a writers group and has received good feedback…

CLASS OF 1953 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Some of us happily live day-to-day, whereas others plan ahead. Among the latter is Jerry Zackin and his wife. Sandy. In addition to spending winters (seven months) in Sarasota and summers on Cape Cod, they travel quite a bit: “Caribbean in March, Mediterranean in July, and Elbe River from Berlin to Prague in October. Next year we are planning on…

CLASS OF 1953 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Jonathan H. Lovejoy passed away on April 5, 2015, at his home in Essex, Conn. Jon, a member of Sigma Nu and a history major, graduated from Yale Law School in 1956. In addition to the law practice, Jon served as judge of probate in the Town of Westbrook and was on the New Canaan zoning…

CLASS OF 1953 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Never too late to write a “Dear John” as did Sandy Millar from Camden, Maine, after 62 years. A year ago Fran and he found Omaha Beach especially moving while enjoying cruising on the Seine. This fall they will travel Portugal’s Douro River. When not cleaning up a portion of Wellfleet’s ocean beach or participating in Rockland…

DAVID NIXON ’53

DAVID NIXON, 82, an attorney and former president of the New Hampshire State Senate, died Nov. 1, 2014. The brother of the late Peter D. Nixon ’55, he was a member of Chi Psi. After receiving his degree with honors, he served in the U.S. Army and then attended the University of Michigan Law School,…

HERB MCGREW, M.D. ’53

HERB MCGREW, M.D., a physician and vintner, died Dec. 13, 2014, at age 83. He was a member of Alpha Delta Phi and received his degree with honors. After receiving his medical degree from McGill University, he served in the U.S. Public Service and U.S. Coast Guard. In 1970 he moved to California and became…

JOHN E. HUTTON JR., M.D. ’53

JOHN E. HUTTON JR., M.D., a former White House physician, died Dec. 19, 2014. He was 83. A member of Eclectic, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduation and served as a helicopter pilot. He then studied medicine at George Washington University and entered the U.S. Army Medical Corps after his 1963 graduation. In…

EDWIN HIGGINS ’53

EDWIN HIGGINS, 84, an investment manager and benefits consultant, died Nov. 12, 2014. A member of Psi Upsilon, he received his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a master’s degree from Boston University. He served in the U.S. Army, after which he founded Higgins Associates, which he led for 40 years. Survivors include his wife,…