Charles S. Cushman ’61

Charles S. Cushman ’61 died on March 16, 2010, in Kauai, Hawaii.

(The following was provided by The Kennebec Journal on April 29, 2010)

Charles Sylvester Cushman died suddenly March 16, 2010, at the age of 71, in Kauai.

He was born in Salem, Mass., on April 24, 1938, the son of Harold and Charlotte Cushman.

He graduated from Governor Dummer Academy, now the Governor’s Academy, in Massachusetts and from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where he received a degree in art history. He did graduate work at Boston University and received a master’s degree in English from the University of Massachusetts.

His career as an educator included Cardigan Mountain School, Rhode Island College, Kents Hill School, University of Maine at Augusta and several public high schools. Charles was co-owner of Gingerbread Farm Perennials with his wife, Anna, and most recently was resident manager at Poipu Crater, Kauai.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Lonn Cushman; his daughter, Amy Cushman Black and Gregory Black; his son, Christopher Cushman and Leslie Burhoe; his beloved granddaughters, Amanda and Heather Black; and two brothers, Robert Cushman and Harold Cushman.

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