Richard French Marsh ’39 died on April 17, 2004, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Born on May 6, 1916, in St. Albans, VT, he prepared for college at Enosburg Falls High School in Vermont and at Vermont Academy in Saxtons River and became a member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1935-36. For many years he was general manager of Blake’s Creamery and Restaurants and had lived in Manchester since 1960. He was a member and past president of the board of directors of the William J. Moore Center and helped develop community-based homes for Moore Center clients in the Manchester area. He also served as president of Red Feather in the Manchester area, which preceded the United Way, and was for many years a director of the Amoskeag National Bank and a member of the Manchester Country Club and the Brookside Congregational Church. Surviving are his wife, Daurice Hedenquist Marsh, whom he married in 1938; a daughter, Sandra J. Therien of Hilton Head, SC; two sons, David H. Marsh and Peter K. Marsh, both of Chichester, NH; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.