Willard Ronald Marshall ’35 died on August 14, 2004, in Westborough, Massachusetts.
Born on July 31, 1913, in Taunton, MA, he prepared for college at Taunton High School and the Huntington School for Boys in Boston and became a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1935, he joined the Columbian National Life Insurance Company in Boston, where he was an underwriter until 1945, when he became the chief underwriter of the Paul Revere Life Insurance Company. In 1959, he became second vice president and superintendent of life underwriting with the company and with the Massachusetts Protective Association, Inc., in Worcester, MA. In 1964, he was elected president of the Institute of Home Office Underwriters. In 1975, he was elected vice president of the Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, responsible for individual underwriter operations in health and life insurance. He retired in 1978. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Westborough, the Westborough Country Club, the Masons, and the Paul Revere Retirees Club. He was married in 1939 to Betty Clough, who died in 2003, and is survived by two sons, Peter J. Marshall of Westborough and Stephen C. Marshall of Brookhaven, NY; and five grandchildren.