Oh, we have lost one of our champions. Roger died Dec. 18, 2020, after building two stellar careers. Majoring in English at Princeton and working in Triangle and Theatre Intime, he went on to Germany in Army counterintelligence. Back home he found work in finance, becoming a partner in Carter, Berlind, Potoma & Weill.

From this he was halted by tragedy when a plane crashed at JFK, killing his wife, Helen, and three of their four children — daughter Helen (12), and two sons, Peter (9) and Clark (6). Son William was at home with his nurse.

Encouraged by friends in theater, he took up producing — in total more than 100 plays and musicals, of which a startling 25 won Antoinette Perry Awards.

To Princeton he was generous, paying for a major expansion of McCarter, the Berlind Theatre. Often at Reunions, cordial and communicative, he was for a term our class president. The Class of 1952 sends its deepest condolences to his wife, Brook; and to his son, William ’95.

Undergraduate Class of 1952