Condolences to Charlie “Chaz” Gagne on the passing of his father, who was a schoolman of the first order.
“He afterwards taught at Brewster Academy and at the Hill School Camp, both in Wolfeboro, NH. Mr. Gagne taught at the Lawrence Academy in Groton, MA, from 1958 to 2000. He taught French, and English as a Second Language, and he was chair of the Language Department. Mr. Gagne also served as a dorm master in Waters House, in Sheedy Hall, and in Spaulding Hall; as a student advisor; as an advocate for the Winterim Program; and as a coach of lacrosse, soccer, wrestling, basketball, and golf.” – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?pid=174362946#sthash.bRGtUBjH.dpuf
Richard H Gagne: Educator, coach, advisor, friend and father who lived for 85 admirable years as a New England gentleman. Born in the heart of the Great Depression. During WWII attended the Exeter Academy that was shown to the world by John Knowles in ‘A Separate Peace’. Served in Germany in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, and taught prep school students during the Vietnam and Gulf Wars. His faith in humanity was unwavering throughout. He taught me, and hundreds of others, the importance of knowing, and acting on, the difference between right and wrong. May you rest in peace, Father, in the knowledge that you lived your life as a good man.