Nicholas Bright ’79

Nicholas Bright ’79 died on December 21, 1988, in Lockerbie, Scotland.      

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Nicholas Bright ’79

Nicholas Bright ’79

Nicholas Bright of Brookline, Massachusetts was killed on December 21, 1988, when Pan Am Flight 103 was destroyed by a terrorist bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland.  He was 32.  Nicholas was a manager at the Boston-based consulting firm Bain & Company and was returning home from a short business trip to London.

Nicholas was born on August 29, 1956, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.  Nicholas graduated from the Holderness School in Plymouth, New Hampshire, in 1975 and received a degree in economics and sociology from Bowdoin in 1979, where he graduated cum laude. Nicholas received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1984.

Nicholas was an avid sailor, hiker and birder.  He treasured his friends, especially those from his years at Bowdoin.  He is survived by his wife, Eleanor, and his son, Nicholas.  In addition to his wife and son, Nicholas leaves his parents, Elizabeth and Stanley Bright; brothers Stanley, Clayton, Reeve, James, and Lawrence; sisters Leila, Elfrida, Christine, and Jeanette (Bowdoin ’82); and many nieces and nephews.


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