Christopher Bowen Neary ’66 died on March 8, 2004, in Jensen Beach, Florida.
Born on May 16, 1944, in Hamilton, MA, he prepared for college at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, MA, and became a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1967 as a member of the Class of 1966, he taught at the Dexter School in Brookline, MA, the Berkshire Country Day School in Lenox, MA, and the Brunswick School in Greenwich, CT, teaching English and Classics and coaching golf and squash. In 1971, he received a master of arts in teaching degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and did further graduate work at Indiana University. Beginning in 1973, he traveled to and from the Middle East frequently, holding a number of teaching and training positions there, including at King Faisal University in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, with Bell Helicopter in Isfahan, Iran, with Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and at KOC Ozel Lisesi in Istanbul, Turkey. He was also director of the Bahrain Bayan School in Adliya, Bahrain, and in recent years was involved in real estate and investment advising in Jensen Beach. He is survived by two brothers, Michael F. Neary of Palm City, FL, and Colonel John F. Neary of Harker Heights, TX.