He grew up in a tiny town, yet went to Choate and Princeton. He played freshman hockey with Joe Sprague, Dickie Butsch, and Paul Burgert, and he majored in English. Following graduation he married Shirley LaPorte. After working in insurance for some years he returned home to take over the family hotel. Archie retired at 48, bought real estate, and lived in Palm Beach, Fla., and Inlet. His lifelong pursuits included golf, tennis, and playing cards.
He died Feb. 18, 2021, of pancreatic, throat, and esophageal cancer. Archie is survived by Shirley, three sons, two daughters-in-law, six grandchildren, sisters Bonnie Murphy and Sunny MacInnis, and brother Kit Delmarsh. As a unique and loving person he will be missed. He leaves behind a wonderful legacy of kindness, generosity, hard work, and always helping others. The class offers its sympathy to all.