Author Archives: Allan Stern

25th Reunion, 1992

25th Reunion Speech, June 1992 Our class held its 25th reunion in the late spring of 1992.  Traditionally the class holding its 25th gets to have one of its own give the prestigious 25th Reunion Speech to the whole college.   … Continue reading

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Peter Dolinger

  From Class Secretary Ken Willcox:    The College notified me today that Peter Dolinger passed away last October 11, 2022, in Philadelphia.    Peter had quite a string of academic degrees and achievements following Williams: a Ph.D from Stanford, … Continue reading

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Joe Meyer

Joseph Ethan Meyer III 04/06/45 – 01/03/23 Judge Joseph Ethan Meyer, III, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on January 3, 2023 after a long illness. Born in 1945 in Oklahoma, Judge Meyer grew up in Denver’s Park Hill … Continue reading

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Martin A. Samuels

We lost Marty Samuels in early June of 2023.  Below is an obituary in the Boston Globe.  Please add any thoughts of your own.   Dr. Martin A. Samuels, a neurologist with a gift for words and caring, dies at 77 … Continue reading

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Albert G. Simms III

Here is Al’s obituary, published by the Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 23, 2022 Please add a comment below! Loving Father, Brother, Uncle, Husband, Counselor, and Friend, Albert G. Simms III, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in … Continue reading

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We Met in a Valley

We met in a valley by Tom Ehrich We met in a Berkshire valley now strangers soon comrades strapping lads bounding to glory We stayed a time in the valley reaching far aiming high climbing beyond our early selves We … Continue reading

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Photos from 55th Reunion

View reunion photos from the Williams College official photographers here                  

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Deceased ’67 Classmates as of June, 2022

Name   Date of Death   Name Date of Death William G. Gilger III 7-Dec-1967   Paul D. Cowden 23-Sep-2012 Gilles David Adams 15-Mar-1968   Lon Hest 26-Oct-2012 Michael J. Filuta 5-Apr-1968   Stephen S. Mark 4-Feb-2013 David W. Brooks … Continue reading

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Class of ’67 50th Reunion Class Gift – a Follow up Report

Ted McPherson Remarks re-written and summarized from information provided by Development Office Donor Relations staff – delivered by Ted McPherson ‘67 at Williams College Class of 1967 meeting at 55th Reunion June 2022. In celebration of our 50th Reunion, the Class … Continue reading

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50th Reunion Activities

Reunion Seminars 50th Reunion Class Panel: Have We Turned Eating into a Near Death Experience? David McCarron and Jeremy Cone 50th Reunion Class Panel: A Williams Education as an Antidote to Burnout Marty Samuels with Ed Wing, Bob Bahr, Hank … Continue reading

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Class of ’67 Celebrates 55th Reunion at Williams

View Reunion Photos If you have any photos you wish displayed, please email them to Allan Stern If you weren’t able to come to Reunion, you were missed.  If you were there, we write to celebrate and recap our wonderful … Continue reading

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Lee Haynes

O. Lee Haynes, Jr. beloved son, father, husband, brother, uncle, physician and friend, died peacefully with his wife, Dee Karnofsky, by his side on their wedding anniversary Oct. 22, 2017, in Bar Harbor of Alzheimer’s disease. He was born Feb. … Continue reading

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Gary Lamphere

Gary Webb Lamphere, MD Exeter NH – It is with great sadness we announce that Gary Webb Lamphere, MD passed away from pancreatic cancer, June 16, 2021 at his home in Exeter, NH. He was born March 7,1945, the son … Continue reading

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Jeff Eckhardt

(we just received notification that Jeff Eckardt died on Nov. 13, 2020.  Below is the obituary submitted by his family) Jeffrey John Eckardt, M.D. was born in Staten Island, New York to Margaret Bennett Hoover Eckardt and Jack Archer Eckardt. … Continue reading

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Jonathan Lovell

 From Stephanie Lovell: It is with a heavy heart I report the passing of my father Jonathan Lovell earlier this week, on April 14, 2020. Dad died at home peacefully in his sleep. His family and wide circle of friends … Continue reading

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Morgan Nields

Morgan Wesson Nields January 25, 1946 – June 18, 2019Morgan W. Nields, a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather, a respected businessman and a friend to thousands, passed on June 18, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. Morgan is survived by … Continue reading

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Peter Grossman

Our Classmate Peter Grossman died on March 20, 2019 in a nursing home in Seattle.  He had developed early-onset Alzheimers and had been there for several years. Here is the official obituary announcement: Dr. Peter Lawrence Grossman, beloved doctor, tennis … Continue reading

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Charlie Parham

Charles Verne Parham Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA on June 30, 1945 to Charles Verne Parham and Jane Adair Parham. He had 2 siblings, Lamar and Mary Jane. Charlie graduated Westminster schools in Atlanta in 1963. Several summers were … Continue reading

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Silk Road Incident

By Willie Williams ’68 (formerly ’67) Originally a member of the class of 1967, Willie has given us permission to include this section from a work in progress.  You can also find this on the Class of ’68 website. One … Continue reading

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Class of ’67 Has Featured Role at “Pass the Baton” Annual Dinner

On the weekend of October 20-22, 2017, eleven ’67 classmates and spouses showed up for the annual “Mini-Reunion Weekend,” along with members of the surrounding classes of  ’68, ’69, ’70 and ’71.  Our class representation was small but understandable after … Continue reading

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