W.V. Graham Matthews

W.V. Graham Matthews, long-time Carmel Valley resident, 83, succumbed to complications from Alzheimer’s and a stroke on Aug. 18 2004. It was exactly 50 years ago that he arrived on the Peninsula to teach history and coach soccer at Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach. Born in Pasadena, Graham graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy […]

Barbara Blanchard

Barbara Blanchard, 87, of North Conway died March 1, 2004 at Memorial Hospital after a long illness.  She worked at Pinkham in the 1930s as Joe Dodge’s secretary and was the first female hutmaster during World War II. Her husband was OH Carl Blanchard. A graduate of Catherine Gibbs in Brooklyn NY,  she also attended […]

Bill Belcher

Bill Belcher died January 18, 2004 in Conway, NH after battling prostate cancer for several years. He was one of a family of Belchers that worked for the Huts System. His father Charles Foochow Belcher was a Madison hutman who became the AMC’s first Executive Director. Older brothers Charlie and Jeff worked in the huts. […]