Richard C. Perkins ’45

Richard C. Perkins ’45 died on October 30, 2008, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

Born in Lewiston on Aug. 7, 1922, he prepared for college at South Portland High School and Hebron Academy and was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity at Bowdoin.After retiring from active duty in the Navy as a commander during World War II, he remained with the Navy as a civilian employee with the Naval Defense Investigative Service at the Brunswick Naval Air Station. He was involved in many organizations, including The Navy League, The Pejepscot Historical Society, the Harpswell Garden Club, and the Topsham Public Library, for which he served as treasurer. He is survived by a son, Randall, of Medford, Ore.; two daughters, Sandra and Pamela, both of Portland; and a sister, Margaret Skillings of Holden, Mass.