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Joan Wortley Bishop obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | May 3, 2024
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Joan W. Bishop Bath- Joan W. Bishop, 93, of Webber Ave., passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born in New York City on July 20, 1928, the daughter of Ralph Montagu Stuart and Isabella (Wood) Wortley. Joan graduated from Oldfields School…

David Preston Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 30, 2024
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David Preston Obituary David Preston November 17, 1933 – March 26, 2024 David Preston, age 90, of Essex, Connecticut, died peacefully in Essex on March 26th, 2024. Dave was born on November 17, 1933, in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of Roger and Anita Preston of Waban, Massachusetts. He was predeceased by his brothers, Peter, Fred,…

Dick Hayes Jr. Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 1, 2024
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Richard S. “Dick” Hayes Jr., 94, died on Friday, February 16, 2024 at his home at River Woods, Manchester, NH. He was born on May 28, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Richard S. and Teresa D. Hayes and was raised in Montclair, NJ. Dick lived a life filled with love, laughter and unwavering dedication to his…

Peter Walker obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 1, 2024
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Peter Brockway Walker  Beloved husband of Cynthia A Walker, father of Paul and Mark Walker and grandfather of Dallas H.K. Walker,  died peacefully at home in Asheville, North Carolina on the evening of December 16, 2023 at the age of 92.   Born January 31, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts to Wallace Haynes Walker and Isabella Brockway Walker,  he…

Cornell MacDonald Grout obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 1, 2024
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Cornell MacDonald Grout 1931-2023 Cornell MacDonald Grout, Don, died peacefully and well cared for on October 19 th 2023 while surrounded by his loving family at Hospice of Jefferson County, in Watertown, New York. Born December 17 th 1931, in Albany, New York to Emily Cornell and Harold MacIntyre Grout, Don attended Harvey School through…

Betsy Byrd Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | February 23, 2024
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Please see this link for the obituary for Betsy Byrd. In September 2023, she was publicly recognized for her decades-long dedication to the AMC Hut System and was named “Honorary OH- Madam Secretary”.

Phil Preston Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | February 1, 2024
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Philip Preston (OH), 84, died November 16, 2023 at his home, the Homestead Farm in Ashland, New Hampshire. In addition to his own stint on the 1956 Madison Springs Hut croo, Phil was part of a outdoors-loving family with a long pedigree in the Huts…

Peter Woodcock Obituary

By The O.H.A. | January 22, 2024
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Peter John Woodcock (OH), of Vermontville, NY passed away on October 8, 2023 after a short illness. Nicknamed “Moose” by Huts Manager George Hamilton, Pete worked at Madison in 1960 and on the Construction Crew and was followed in the huts by his brother Steve (OH) who worked on the 1966 Zealand croo.

Carl Svenson Obituary

By The O.H.A. | January 22, 2024
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Carl J. Svenson, 73, of Loudon, NH, passed away on October 8, 2023 from injuries sustained in a helicopter accident. He was a well known and loved figure around the Whites and a friend to many hut croo and OH.

George DeWolfe Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | January 22, 2024
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The landscape photographer George DeWolfe, OH, died on July 2, 2023 at the age of 78. As a young man, George climbed in the Alps and Tetons, among other ranges, before finding a welcoming home in the Whites and at the AMC in the early 1970s , where he worked at Tuckerman and was AMC’s first artist-in-residence, a position that combined two of his greatest passions; mountains and photography.