Curtis Munn Foster ’50

Curtis Munn Foster ’50 died on April 22, 2007, in Silver Springs, Maryland.

Born on July 5, 1928, in Beverly, Mass., he prepared for college at Beverly High School and became a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1950, he entered Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration from which he received his master of business administration degree in 1952.After serving for a year as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force Reserves during the Korean conflict, he joined the Polaroid Corporation in Cambridge, Mass., where he remained employed until he retired in 1988. He was a supervisor, a general supervisor, a department head, and a plant manager, as well as senior personnel manager. For many years, he was a member of the Badminton and Tennis Club of Boston and was a regionally and nationally ranked tennis player for tournament play for 45 years. In his 50s, he completed the Boston Marine Corps and Montreal marathons. He was married in 1960 to Ann Antin, who died in 2003, and is survived by two daughters,Valerie A. Foster of Bethesda, Md., and Marilyn F. Staubitz of Los Angeles, Calif.; a son, Laurence C. Foster of Paramus, N.J.; and six grandchildren.