Louis Allison Piper ’46 died on November 20, 2004, in Englewood, Florida.
Born on September 19, 1924, in Dexter, he prepared for college at the Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts and became a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1942-43 before serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1946, attaining the rank of seaman first class. He returned to the College in 1946 and graduated in 1948 as a member of the Class of 1946. After working with the Continental Can Company in New York City until 1963 and becoming production manager there, he joined the Xerox Corporation in Philadelphia, PA, where he was a branch manager. In 1969, he became a vice president of marketing with the Educational Computer Corporation in Wayne, PA, which became ECC Corporation. He retired in 1988 and moved to Kailua- Kona, Hawaii, for a year before moving to West Barnstable, MA. In 1997, he moved to Florida. He was married in 1953 to Mary Gay Hall; she died in September of 2002. Surviving are a son, Louis A. Piper of Miami Beach, FL; a daughter, Linda H. Piper of Doylestown, PA; a brother, Lawrence E. Piper of Keene, NH; a sister, Pam Dygert of Osceola, NY; and his stepmother, Gretchen Piper of Keene, NH.