Philip Lanson Hyde ’51

Philip Lanson Hyde ’51 died on September 17, 2007, in Brighton, Massachusetts

Born on June 8, 1928, in Lawrence, Mass., he prepared for college at Edward F. Searles High School in Metheun, Mass., and became a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1947 to 1950.HegraduatedfromtheTufts University School of Dentistry and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict as a lieutenant, and was stationed on an ice breaker in Greenland. For many years, he practiced dentistry in the Merrimack Valley. Surviving are his wife, Eva House Hyde; a daughter, Diane Comparato of Tucson, Ariz.; three sons, Dr. Donald Hyde of Derry, N.H., David Hyde of Plaistow, N.H., and Christopher Hyde of North Andover, Mass.; two grandchildren; and three brothers.