Dick died June 22, 2015, in Blue Bell, Pa., after a brief illness; he was 71.
He originally matriculated with the Class of 1966, but left at the end of sophomore year for two years and returned to graduate with our class. He prepared at Nichols School in Buffalo, where he was captain of the football and track teams and president of his class.
At Princeton he majored in basic engineering, wrote his thesis for Dean Menand, and played varsity football. Dick roomed with Stas Maliszewski ’66 sophomore year and was a captain in Commons. He worked for the Trenton Tutorial Project, took his meals at Cannon, and lived in 1941.
After college, Dick worked for Procter & Gamble and Weyerhaeuser as a chemical engineer, finally retiring from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in 2010. He married Patricia Leah Malcom in 1974, and they had three children. Dick’s greatest joy was spending time with his family at the beach and on other outdoor activities. He was a devoted member of the Hope Community Church of King of Prussia, Pa., and led a small men’s Bible-study group until his death.
To Patricia and children Kelly, Cheryl, Bryan, Andrea, and Jennifer; the class extends its deepest sympathy.