Edward Foster Everett ’40

Edward Foster Everett ’40 died on October 17, 2005, in Cave Creek, Arizona.

Born on December 8, 1919, in Portland, he prepared for college at Portland High School and became a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1940, he attended Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration for a year and then became sales manager with Bancroft and Martin in Portland. During World War II, he served for two years in the U.S. Army Air Forces, attaining the rank of captain, and then returned to his position with Bancroft and Martin. In 1951, he moved to Phoenix, AZ, where he was the purchasing agent with Research Manufacturing Company in Phoenix until 1963, when he became vice president of Carefree Development Corporation in Carefree. In 1971, he became president of Carefree Water Company, Inc., a position that he held for many years. He retired as director of field operations. In 1964, he received a master of science degree in business administration from Arizona State University. He was married in 1943 to Barbara Burr, who died in 1968, and is survived by a son, Christopher E.M. Everett of Hong Kong; two daughters, Hilary E. Kooyers of Carlsbad, CA, and Sara Love Everett of Cave Creek; a sister, Mary E. Housley of Mills, MA; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.