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Betsy Byrd Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | February 23, 2024

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

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

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

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

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.

Henry “Hanque” Parker

By The O.H.A. | September 6, 2023

Henry “Hanque” Parker passed away in Hanover, NH, on July 7, 2023, at the age of 99. Hanque had a long and productive association with the AMC and the OHA, starting as the 18-year old Hutmaster at Galehead in 1942, and including service on the AMC Huts Committee for several years.

Sally Harris Wilbur

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | January 30, 2023

Sally Harris Wilbur, 85, died at Legacy Hospital, Gresham, Oregon on December 25, 2022. A native of Massachusetts, she was born in Winchester in 1937 and lived there until 1952, when the family moved to Boxford. Sally’s parents, Stuart K. “Slim” Harris, and Calista (Crane) Harris, were both Old Hutmen, and well-known in the White…

Tom Kelleher

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | January 10, 2023

Thomas E. “Tom” Kelleher, a loving and beloved son, brother and uncle, an avid outdoorsman, retired information technology officer, and Acton resident, died of a sudden illness at Beth Israel Hospital Boston on New Year’s Eve 2022. Tom was born on June 11, 1951 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri to Peter T. Kelleher and Marie…

Peter Baldwin

By The O.H.A. | July 10, 2022

Peter A. Baldwin, of Gilmanton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, at the age of 90. He spent his last day at his long-time home on Pancake Hill, in Lower Gilmanton, surrounded by family and friends.

David Hayes

By The O.H.A. | June 28, 2022

David F. Hayes, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He was 86. Born in Malden on May 21, 1936, David is one of three children of the late William and Elizabeth (nee Cratsley) Hayes. He attended Melrose High School before transferring to Phillips Academy in Andover, graduating cum laude in 1953. He went on…