Robert J. Beal ’51 died May 31, 2008, in Phillips, Maine.
After his graduation, cum laude, from Bowdoin, he served in the Army’s Counter-Intelligence Corps in Germany during the Korean War. He studied law at Boston College and then practiced as a partner and owner of Noyes & Beal in Rangeley, and a member of the Maine Bar, for more than 50 years. He was active in many area organizations, including the Phillips Historical Society, the Phillips Library Association, the Mile Square Cemetery Association, and the Sandy River Railroad. He is survived by his brother, Frank S. Beal of Wilton; four nieces and nephews, including Kevin J. Beal ’86; and three daughters of his longtime companion, the late Barbara Romines.