Clifford A. Clark ’52

Clifford A. Clark ’52 died on May 12, 2015, in Concord, Massachusetts.

(His family reported):

While at Bowdoin, Cliff was an active and avid member of the Chi Psi Fraternity serving in several leadership roles. He led his fraternity brothers in planting the pine trees that lined the Chi Psi house driveway. He was also proud that his son Gregory ’84 attended Bowdoin in his footsteps and they got to compare notes from both having taken Professor Hall’s American Literature class!

(The following appeared in The Boston Globe, May 14, 2015):

Clifford Alan Clark Of Concord, Massachusetts, died peacefully surrounded by his family at Rivercrest Concord on Tuesday, May 12 at 8:30 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Dexter Clark of 63 years, his brother Herbert Randolph Clark, Marshfield, Massachusetts, and the late, Rev. David Lang Clark, and three children – Deborah Clark Davis (JR), Unadilla, New York, Pamela Clark Cochrane (Kenneth), Harvard, Massachusetts, and Gregory Randolph Dexter Clark (Sara), Carlisle, Massachusetts, and eight beloved grandchildren; Matthew, Jessica and Chester Davis, Sarah and Margaret Cochrane, and Zachary, Brodie and Alexander (Ace) Clark. Cliff was raised in Belmont, Massachusetts, graduated Belmont Hill School ’48 and Bowdoin College ’52, followed by Officers’ Candidate School USNR. He saw duty as navigator on the USS MULLANY DD528. In 1960, he joined the private bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. retiring after thirty years as Senior Manager in Boston to enjoy his retirement with family and golf on Cape Cod. He was a long time member of St. Anne’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Lincoln, MA where he served as Treasurer, Concord County Club, Woods Hole Golf Club, Long Table Syndicate, Founder and Managing Trustee Denison Foundation and Trustee for the BBH Mutual Funds. Friends and family are encouraged to contribute in Cliff’s memory to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741 to support efforts to combat and cure Parkinson’s Disease.

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