John Howe

By Tom Kelleher | January 20, 2020

John Burnham Howe, 93, of Jackson NH, has completed his final hike.  He died January 20, 2020, after a long and vibrant life. John was born in Boston July 8, 1926. He attended Deerfield Academy and Princeton University, and, in 1945, served briefly in the Army Air Corps.  His varied career was primarily in geology and meteorological sciences. In the early ’60s he worked with NASA on the…

David Eastman

By Tom Kelleher | November 18, 2019

Dave Eastman , 8/29/1943-11/18/2019. Naturalist, author, radio show host, newspaper columnist and decorated Vietnam War helicopter pilot veteran Capt. (U.S. Army) David L. Eastman, 76, of Tamworth, N.H. Dave worked at Mizpah hut in 1965. Eastman’s well-read nature column, “Country Ecology,” was published in the Saturday editions of The Conway Daily Sun and his nature radio…

Peter Case

By Tom Kelleher | August 30, 2019

Peter ‘Piggy’ Case 1944-2019 The first day of Peter Griffin Case’s life was Monday, March 6, 1944. From then on the man you probably know as “Piggy” enjoyed a grand total of precisely 27,571 days of fun and family, love and laughs, merrymaking and mustard making, bright ideas and big dreams. Day one was in…

Nick Howe

By Tom Kelleher | April 4, 2019

Nicholas Sheldon Howe, 85, departed on his final hike April 4, 2019, after a period of declining health. Nick was born in Greenfield, Mass., and attended the Bement School and Deerfield Academy, where his father was on the faculty as a history teacher. His childhood was spent among the fields of the Pioneer Valley and…

Barbara Hull Richardson

By Tom Kelleher | March 23, 2019

Barbara Hull Richardson died at home in Keene, NH on March 23, 2019, surrounded by her children, and with the support of family, friends, and caregivers. Barbara was born on September 30th 1922 to Clara Woodruff and Robert Alonzo Hull, joining her older brothers Robert Alonzo, Jr. and Lewis Woodruff, and later joined by her…

Richard A. Kincaid

By Tom Kelleher | November 7, 2018

Richard A Kincaid, 85 years, husband of Audrey M (Jenner) Kincaid, died peacefully Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in York Maine. Born and raised in Amesbury, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Foster L and Helen (Earl) Kincaid. Richard started working at age 12 with a paper route often riding 8 to 11 miles…

Bob Proudman

By Tom Kelleher | October 18, 2018

Robert (Bob) Proudman passed away on October 18, 2018, at the age of 69, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Southington, Connecticut on December 4, 1948. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his children; Ben Proudman and Katie Proudman (Brian), grandson Jack, former wife and long time friend Anne…

Richard Stanley Hale

By Tom Kelleher | October 5, 2018

Dick Hale died at home in Orland, Oct. 5, 2018, after an adventure-filled 89 years. Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Lake Placid, NY, to Edward and Marguerite Stanley Hale, he spent most of his youth on the campus of Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct. He attended Salisbury and Hotchkiss schools, Hobart College, and graduated from St.…

Josh Guerra

By Tom Kelleher | August 22, 2018

Josh Guerra, 41, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. He was born in California. He worked at Lonesome Lake (2000-2002). If you knew Josh Guerra, you knew him first by his big smile and even bigger heart. A smile that captured his entire outlook on life, a heart full of aloha…

Hannah Taylor

By Tom Kelleher | July 21, 2018

Hannah Taylor, a longtime Summit County resident known as a tough-but-beloved coach for Summit Nordic Ski Club and an accomplished endurance athlete, died on Saturday after a mountaineering accident in the Gore Range. She was 39. In a post on its Facebook page, the Summit Nordic Ski Club wrote that Taylor and the club’s head…