Richard Harrison Foster ’39 died on February 2, 2006, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Born on October 14, 1915, in Melrose, MA, he prepared for college at Melrose High School and became a member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1939, he worked for the La Touraine Coffee Company in Boston and, during World War II, served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, attaining the rank of sergeant major in the Medical Corps. After the war, he returned to La Touraine as a sales manager of Ita Hotel and Restaurant. He was also engaged in sales work with the Araban Coffee Company in Boston before his retirement. Surviving are his brother, Robert M. Foster ’34 of Manchester; and many nieces and nephews.