Robert A. Gove ’38 died on December 12, 2011, in Glendale, Ohio.
He was born on August 22, 1916, in Cambridge, and prepared for college at Melrose (Mass.) High School. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University in 1940 and worked primarily in sales and production management. He served to lieutenant commander in the Navy during World War II. He is survived by Doreen Davis Gove, his wife of 53 years; two daughters, Robin Purcell and Wendy Howard; a son, Stephen Gove; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.