David Sargent Rogerson ’54 died on December 15, 2008, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire.
Born on June 20, 1931, in Boston, Mass., he prepared for college at the Middlesex School in Concord, Mass., and became a member of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation, he served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. In 1956, he joined the faculty at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Mass., where for 11 years he taught history and mathematics and coached varsity hockey and JV football and baseball. In 1967, he became the director of admissions and athletic director at the Groton School in Groton, Massachusetts.There, he taught history and coached football, hockey, lacrosse, and baseball. In 1989, he was elected to the Massachusetts Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame. He retired from the Groton School in 1990 and moved to Bridgewater,Vt. He worked in the admissions office at the Cardigan Mountain School in Canaan, N.H., for five years, and for several more years was a tutor at the Bridgewater Village School. An outstanding collegiate athlete, he played hockey with the Cambridge Comets in the South Shore Amateur Hockey League. He is survived by his wife, Anita Andres Rogerson, whom he married in 1958; two daughters, Laura R. Moore of Groton, Mass., who is married to Robinson C. Moore ’77, and Anita P. Morris of Woodstock,Vt.; two sons, David A. Rogerson of New York, N.Y., and Henry S. Rogerson of Santa Fe, N.M.; eight grandchildren, including Grace S. Moore ’08; and a brother, Charles Rogerson of Duxbury, Mass.