Dexter Foss ’45

Dexter Foss ’45 died on August 14, 2018, in Woodstock, Vermont.

(The following was submitted by the family):

Dexter Foss, 95, the twin brother of Sally, slipped away gently on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

He was born in Concord, Mass., Aug. 5, 1923, the second son of Mary W. Parker and Leon F. Foss. He is predeceased by his older brother, Parker Foss, and his younger brother, Allen Foss. He is survived by his twin sister, Sarah P. Foss; two nephews: David W. Foss, and Peter G. Foss; as well as two grandnieces and one grandnephew; and several god-children.

He was educated in Concord schools and Buckingham Browne ad Nichols, and graduated from Bowdoin College.

In World War II he served as lieutenant in the US Navy for four-and-a-half years in both the European and Pacific theaters.

He worked a total of thirty-eight years as a ienior officer at Banker’s Trust Co., initially in New York City then in then London office in the international investment department, specializing in business with worldwide central banks. He lived in Bridgewater Corners at “Spingerli” and in Woodstock for fifty-eight years.

He was an active volunteer for a variety of programs. While in New York City, he was a very active tenor in the Blue Hill Troupe and the University Glee Club. He founded the Blue Coat Volunteers at the New York Hospital cancer ward, where he served for over fifteen years. In Woodstock, he volunteered for many years on the Boards of Pentangle, VINS, the Woodstock Historical Society, and Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society.

For many years, he was an active tennis player and fisherman. He especially enjoyed being an active member of the Lakota Club.

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