Raymond L. Chick ’49 died on his 81st birthday November 22, 2008, in Tampa, Florida.
He prepared for college at Portland High School and was a member of Chi Psi fraternity at Bowdoin. In 1948, he went to work in his father’s business, P.S. Chick and Sons, and retired as president and treasurer of the company in 1986. In retirement, he and his wife enjoyed traveling, achieving a goal of visiting all 50 states. A deacon in Riverside Baptist Church in Fort Meyers, Fla., while he and his wife lived there, he was active in Gideon’s International. He was also a member of the Bald Eagle’s Club and the Maine Pilots’ Association. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Marjorie Chick of Palm Harbor, Fla.; a son, Raymond Chick, Jr. of Aurora, Colo.; a daughter, Paula Wehmeyer of Gorham; two step-daughters, Linda Kimball of Portland and Nancy Collard of Saco; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.