Harry M. Jewett III ’81 died on January 26, 2019, in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
(The following was published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on January 27, 2019:)
Harry Mulford Jewett III of Old Lyme, Connecticut, died on Saturday January 26, 2019, following an accident while playing pond hockey on Rogers Lake. Harry was born on June 14, 1959, at Harper Hospital in Detroit to Harry Mulford Jewett II and Eunice Hefferan Jewett. He is survived by his wife Emily Marden Jewett, his son Harry Mulford Jewett IV, his daughter Lindsey Eunice Jewett, siblings Barbara Jewett McLeod, Robert Hatch Jewett, and William Hefferan Jewett. Harry grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, the oldest of four siblings. He graduated Philips Academy Andover and Bowdoin College. Following school, he moved to Boston where he met Emily. They married in Darien, Connecticut, in 1989. Work opportunities would bring Emily and Harry to Colorado Springs, Los Angeles, San Diego, and ultimately Denver, where they would raise their two children. Harry spent his career in commercial real estate, where he worked for Cabot Cabot & Forbes, CB Richard Ellis, Oncure Medical Corporation, and Select Medical. His passions included all things athletic, including hockey, tennis, paddle, hiking, and golf. Always a voracious reader, Harry’s curiosities were endless. Above all, what set him apart was his ability to make people laugh.