David C. Walker ’64

David C. Walker ’64 died on April 8, 2008, in Waterville, Maine.

Born in Damariscotta on October 13, 1942, he graduated from Bowdoin in 1964 and received a B.Litt. degree from Oxford University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.An accomplished and widely published poet, he taught for more than 20 years at the University of Southern Maine. During his long career, he also taught at Bowdoin, and at Colby College, The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His collected works have been published in Voiceprints, Moving Out, and the chapbook Composed for Dying. He is survived by his wife, Frances (Silenzi) Walked of Freedom; a daughter, Emma J.Walker of Brattleboro,Vt.; a stepson, Ezra Rugg of Freedom; and a step-grandchild.