David A. Dickson ’48 died on November 26, 2011, in Franklin, Virginia.
He was born in Washington, D.C., on July 21, 1925, and prepared for college at St. Albans School. He was president of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He worked for several years as an advertising copywriter and retired from the printing and graphics department of George Washington University. He was a member of Franklin Presbyterian Church. He is survived by two daughters, Angela Wichendahl and Jenny Rankin; a son, Paul Dickson; and one grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, Rene Bolz Dickson.