Brian “Honcho” Earl who worked at Lonesome Lake and the construction crew in the early 70’s, died Friday April 25th 1997. He recently had a liver transplant, which his body rejected. Brian was a quiet guy who didn’t say much, but there was a lot going on beneath the surface. He really loved the mountains. […]
Francis X. Limmer of Kearsage, NH died February 22, 1997 at the Maine Medical Center following a long illness. He was born in Vachendorff, Germany, the son of Peter and Maria Limmer and moved to Mount Washington Valley in 1951. He served in the famous 10th Mountain Division in Italy as a lieutenant and joined […]
Commander Robert Marvel died in San Antonio, TX February 20, 1997. He was known as Commander or Der working as Assistant Huts Manager under Bruce Sloat. Hawkeye Hawkins sent the following: Der was one of a kind smoking his unfiltered Camels. He was the end of the conservative era of hut management. I was glad […]
Allen Pumphouse Clark died January 23, 1997 after a year’s bout with lung cancer. He was an avid skier; mountain climber and bicyclist. He worked at Madison before WWII and at Greenleaf in ’46. He leaves his wife Nancy, sons David and Thomas and two grandchildren. He would have been married 50 years this June.
Arthur L. Coburn Jr., died September 22, 1996 in Westwood, Ma after a brief illness. Bud Colburn worked at Madison in 1921 and 1922, then for 43 years with affiliates of the First National Bank of Boston and Old Colony Trust. He leaves his wife Priscilla, two sons Arthur and Lawrence (Greenleaf ’52-’53).
Arthur Wircher died March 23, 1996 in Orchard Park, NY. A World War II Navy officer, Art returned to a career in architecture and was active in choral and string musical groups, playing the cello in the Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra. He leaves his wife Margaret and daughters Mary, Ann and Jean.
Vandice A. Porter died October 28, 1995. He worked rescue at Tucks and HoJo’s in the 1940s as well as making through service in the Pacific and Korean theaters.
Andy Damp, 48, died October 1, 1995 at the Hospice of Metro Denver in Aurora Colorado. A memorial service was held at Milton Academy December 2nd with many his friends and OH in attendance. He worked at Madison, Lonesome, Carter and Pinkham between 1962 and 1995. He had been sick for many years with a […]
Robert B. Williams of Winchester, MA died July 5, 1995 after a brief illness. He worked at Lonesome in ’32 with Ray Falconer. He was treasurer of the OH Association for several years. He leaves his wife Elizabeth, three children, six grandchildren, his OH brother Stilly Williams and two OH nephews John Valley and Ethan […]
Thomas McElrath Debevoise 2d, who was elected Attorney General in Vermont in 1960 and later was dean of the Vermont Law School, died on Feb. 1 1995 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was 65 and lived in Woodstock, Vt. He worked at Lakes in the 1940’s. The cause was complications from […]