Richard Archibald, 87, died June 21, 2011 in Locust Grove, VA. He worked at Lakes and Pinkham in 1942. According to his wife Margaret , they had just celebrated their 63rd anniversary and remembered attempting a Pinkham honeymoon, but retreated to the more comfortable surroundings of Cape Cod. Richard had attempted to get into the 10th Mountain Division, but failed his physical. He did serve in the Occupation Forces in Europe. Graduating from Cornell in 1950, he started his career in banking in Albany, NY, moving to Ithaca to spend the rest of career there. Margaret said a grandson was accepted at Bates College and Richard suggested a through-hut trip to toughen up the rather reluctant young man who indeed completed his hike and thanked his grandfather.
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