Gary Crosby Brasor ’65 died on July 30, 2006, in Ewing, New Jersey.
Born on July 18, 1943, in St. Albans,VT, he prepared for college at Fairhaven (MA) High School and Deerfield Academy and became a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation cum laude in 1965 he was for two years a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bordeaux in France and taught American students at the University of Lyons. He received a master of arts degree in 1969 and his doctor of philosophy degree in 1975, both from Indiana University, where he taught French language and literature. He also taught at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Howard University before becoming a technical writer and working at Digital Equipment Corporation,Wang Laboratories, and the Polaroid Corporation from 1980 to 1995. During the following ten years he was associate director of the National Association of Scholars, based at Princeton University. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth H. Brasor; two daughters, Julia H. Brasor and Mary A. Brasor; and two sons,Wyman C. Brasor and Calvin C. Brasor.