Robert James Carroll, Jr. ’72 died on January 7, 2008, in St. Louis, Mo.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on June 8, 1950, he prepared for college at Mamaroneck High School in Mamaroneck, N.Y., and became a member of Alpha Rho Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation, he spent his career in the banking industry, first with Manufacturers Hanover, and then, beginning in 1977, with Mercantile Bank as a vice president in the real estate division. He was named senior vice president and head of the National Group in 1982 and was elected executive vice president in 1982, a position that he held until his retirement. He then became a certified public accountant. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Marie Chapman Carroll; a son, Gregory Carroll; and a daughter, Meaghan Carroll, all of St. Louis.