Dwight died July 7, 1996, at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Ohio, after a long bout with cancer. Dwight started his banking career with First Morris Plan Industrial Bank, becoming first v.p. and a director. During WWII, he served in the Navy as quartermaster of USS Regulus in the Pacific theater. He then went with Credit Life Insurance Co., eventually succeeding his father as president. He was director of several insurance companies connected with Credit Life.
Active in various charities and institutions, Dwight was a vestryman of Christ Episcopal Church, a benefactor of Springfield Museum of Art, and a member of the Springfield Country Club and the Princeton Triangle Club.
He is survived by his wife, Jane, two sons, Peter and Dwight W. Jr., a daughterinlaw, and several nieces and cousins. The class joins with them in mourning the loss of one whom his friends called "a gentleman's gentleman."
The Class of 1932