John Manley Dearth ’41 died on August 22, 2007, in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Born on December 29, 1919, in Ashville, N.C., he prepared for college at Vermont Academy and became a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1937 to January of 1939. He also attended Ohio State University, and during World War II he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the U.S. Army Air Forces in England with the 599th Bombardment Squadron. After working through the years in the insurance business, he retired and moved to Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Surviving are a daughter, Deborah D. Attiliis of Falls Church,Va., and three grandchildren.