Brian H. Flynn ’57

Brian H. Flynn ’57 died December 19, 2013, in Sarasota, Fla. He was born on October 20, 1934, in Gardner, Mass., and prepared for college at Salem (Mass.) High School and Cushing Academy. He played varsity ice hockey at Bowdoin and was a dean’s list student and a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. After graduation, he was hired into General Electric’s financial management program and held a variety of accounting and financial positions. In 1964, he joined Xerox as the head of human resources for the newly formed Xerox Publishing Group, and he was appointed vice president of educational media for Xerox Educational Publications in 1972. From 1978 to 1981, he managed the European Operation of Xerox Learning Systems in London, and from 1994 to 1996, he worked for Times Mirror, establishing an Asia/Pacific distribution company for the company’s multiple professional training businesses in Singapore. He retired in 1998. He served as a local president and state officer in the Connecticut Jaycees, a Junior Achievement advisor, and a coach of both Little League and youth hockey. He was active in the Rotary Club of Sarasota Bay, Fla., chairing the “School Bus Roadeo” for twelve years and serving several years as its foundation president. He was a longtime elementary school tutor and a member of the Meadows Chorus. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Judith Anne Peterson Flynn; sons Michael and Brian Flynn; daughters Susan Flynn and JoAnne Hanrahan; and ten grandchildren.

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