Christopher Zarbetski ’80 died on May 13, 2009, in San Francisco, California.
He was born on June 13, 1958, in Kearny, N.J., and prepared for college at Regis High School in New York City. He was a member of Masque and Gown, and co-produced a film titled “Umbrellas,” which won Best Film and Best Cinematography at the 43rd annual Bowdoin student film awards ceremony. He spent the fall of his junior year studying at the National Theater Institute at Connecticut College. A James Bowdoin Scholar, he graduated summa cum laude, a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by his life partner, Callan Doak; parents Albert and Irene Zarbetski; three brothers, Albert Zarbetski Jr., Richard Zarbetski, and Paul Zarbetski; and two sisters, Mary McManemin and Lisa Zarbetski.