Peter A. Southwick ’52 died on July 19, 2009, at his home in Somers, Connecticut.
He was born on July 5, 1929, in Yonkers, N.Y., son of the late Lawrence F. Southwick ’25. He prepared for college at Punchard High School in Andover, Mass., and Hebron Academy in Maine, and was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity at Bowdoin. He also attended the New York Institute of Finance. He served as a corporal in the Army Honor Guard in the Korean War. He worked for a time in sales for Atlantic Refining Company, and had a long career as a stockbroker and financial consultant for various firms, including Eastman Dillon Union Securities & Co.; DuPont, Glore Forgan; Hornblower & Weeks, and Shearson Lehman Bros., retiring in the late 1990s from Smith Barney. He enjoyed woodworking and loved spending time outdoors and shared those passions as an assistant scout master for the Boy Scouts. He is survived by two sons, Peter M. Southwick and Scott A. Southwick; a brother, David Southwick; two sisters, Nancy Westland and Sara “Muffie” Southwick; and two grandchildren. He was predeceased in 1996 by his wife of 41years, Nanette Simkins Southwick.