Eugene Daniel Sexton ’40

Eugene Daniel Sexton ’40 died on February 21, 2005, in Augusta, Maine.

Born there on June 30, 1917, he prepared for college at Cony High School and became a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1940, he worked at the D. Sexton Drug Store in Augusta for two years before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 to 1944. He was a pharmacist and owner of Sexton Drug Store for more than 30 years and also purchased the Winthrop Drug Store in 1953. He retired in 1979. He was a member and a past president of the Abnaki Ski and Outing Club. He was married in 1946 to Joan O’Connor, who died in 1982; he was married again in 1990, to Mildred McCausland, who survives him, as do two sons, John J. Sexton of Manchester and Daniel B. Sexton of Yarmouth; a stepdaughter, Suzanne Colvin of Silver Spring, MD; two granddaughters; and a step-granddaughter.