Ray Falconer passed away in December 2001. Loensome ’32-’35 made a life-long career out of his weather observations while working in the Franconias. Busy in his retirement as a weather commentator on several radio staions around his Burnt Hills, New York home. Ray was the senior research associate at the Atmospheric Scieneces Research Center at […]
Irving “Ike” Meredith of Sandwich, New Hampshire passed away on Oct. 20, 2001, at his home in Sandwich at the age of 80. He was born May 5, 1921, in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of the late Irving and Lois (Woodley) Meredith. He was a graduate of Kimball Union Academy in Meridian, and later attended […]
Misha Kirk, father and mountaineer, died October 2, 2001 at his home in Glen, NH, from a neurological seizure. He had recently turned 50. Little could either of us have imagined, while discussing his curriculum vitae in preparation for his presentation to last year’s OH Winter Reunion, that his bio would used for his obit. […]
Arthur “Whitey” Whitehead was our oldest OH at 97. He died in Quincy, Massachusetts July 26, 2001. He worked at Pinkham from 1922-1927, the same year Joe Dodge arrived and was Joe’s partner during the early part of his career. In the fall of 1926, he and Joe rescued the cook from the Glen House, […]
June 2001: I am sorry to report, and was saddened by the news that Mark Kingsbury was killed riding his motorcycle near his home in Banff, Canada in early June. Mark was a Madhouse man through and through spending 1967 and 1969 at Madison and the interceeding Summer at Greenleaf. He was a dynamic figure […]
ELIZABETH BETH BELCHER died Saturday, March 3, 2001. Wife of Foochow and mother of Jeff (Zealand), Bill (Lakes), Joanie (Pinkham), Charlie (Madison) and Betsy (Pinkham) and, according to Bill, worked at Madison when Foochow was a hutman. A memorial service was held March 17 at the First Congregational Church in Melrose.
David “Deacon” Sleeper died February 4, 2001 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on February 1, 1922 and died on February 4, 2001 at the age of 79. David last resided in Ithaca, New York. He worked for Joe Dodge in 1942.