David Sewall ’56 died on February 2, 2004, in Portland, Maine.
Born on January 19, 1932, in New York City, he prepared for college at Tabor Academy in Marion, MA, and Westminster School in Simsbury, CT, and became a member of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1952-53. After serving for two years in the U.S. Army, he joined his father and brother in operating Hermit Island Campgrounds on the Maine coast near Bath, beginning in 1952 with 12 sites and by 1964 with 260 sites, and with the population in summer months growing to 1,000 people or more. During the rest of the year, he worked at the Bath National Bank, which was founded by the Sewall family. Surviving are a daughter, Christina Sewall; a sister, Alexandra Mackey; a brother, Nicholas Sewall of Bath; and a grandson.