Mase died peacefully Sept. 1, 2023.

The son of Dexter Ferry ’30, Mase was born in Detroit and came to us from Grosse Pointe University School. At Princeton, he majored in economics, took his meals at Dial Lodge, and roomed with Shelby McKenzie, Andy Prochilo, Sam Leisring, Andy Higgins, Don Swan, John Graham, and Whitey Finch.

After Army service, Mase had a long career with the National Bank of Detroit, where his father had also worked, and led several philanthropic endeavors, including the expansion of the Detroit (now Michigan) Science Center. He was an active leader with the Grosse Pointe Historical Society, Inland Seas, and St. Patrick Senior Center. Among his other interests were historic arms and artillery, art and architecture, sailing, and history. He was a proud member of the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment.

Mase is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mary Kaye; children and stepchildren Joshua Ferry, Charles Kukawka, Elizabeth Schneider, Cheryl Kaye, Sara Guetzkow, and Clifford Kaye; 13 grand- and step-grandchildren; and two sisters.

Undergraduate Class of 1961