Class of 1955: Class Notes

“Alaska” Rowland

Mark Rowland followed his dream to go to Alaska where he has resided 50 years as an attorney and judge in our 49th state. He

The Essence of Things

Karl Robinson contemplates decades of his continual “quest to fathom the essence of things” since our formative boyhood days at Deerfield: “We speak of the

A Lucky Dad

Jack Bacon and his wife, Carol, have adjusted comfortably to their sunny retirement surroundings in Cape Coral, FL. The wise snowbirds trek north occasionally during

The Shaker Heights Kit

Kit Main, who lives with his wife, Sara, in Shaker Heights, OH, took his grand kids down Orlando for a week exploring the adventures in


Lou Greer became a centerfold celebrity 53 years ago! “Today was a significant anniversary … 70 years since Japan announced their surrender in 1945! It was

Reunion # 60 !

It was invigorating to see and chat with the 19 classmates who attended our Reunion. It was indeed a span of 60 years for a

Pony Duke

We lost another one of our beloved classmates, Pony Duke, last October. The following obituary was written by Pony’s oldest son, George. Pony and his

’55er Potpourri

  In May, Lou Greer informed me that “I have retired as class secretary at Amherst. My final class notes are practically ready for submission.

Overlook Dedication

Jan and Pat O’Donnell, and I attended the Overlook Dedication ceremonies in Tim Day’s honor at the end of March at the National Museum of

Far Away

A while ago I reported that we had moved from Stanford to Cold Spring New York. This was part of our plan to return to

Mike Grant’s Letters

Over the past ten years since our 50th Reunion, Mike Grant , our Class Captain and gifted letter writer, has shared reflections and insights with

John F. Thorn

It is with sadness that we report the passing of our classmate, John Thorn. His obituary was written as follows: “John Franklin Thorn, 77, passed

Frequently Asked Questions

Upon graduating from Deerfield, alumni enter a diverse network of former Deerfield students. Deerfield alumni have ventured into almost every area of employment, and many are at the top of their respective fields. The advantages of this vast network are numerous and significant, as every member of the Deerfield family receives the following:

Alumni are also eligible for alumni awards, such as the Ashley Award, Heritage Award, and the Mimi Morsman Award.

There are no membership fees or dues for members of the Deerfield family, but Deerfield does ask for assistance in a few areas. First of all, in order for Deerfield to have the most up-to-date records possible, we encourage members to keep us apprised of their current contact info. Alumni are also urged to direct all concerns and suggestions regarding Deerfield’s operations through the Executive Committee, the governing body of the Alumni Association. The committee acts as the voice of the alumni body, and works closely with the school administration. In order to keep tuition affordable and the quality of a Deerfield education at its highest, the Academy depends upon the continuing support of alumni and their families. This support can take the form of annual or capital gifts, or time spent volunteering on behalf of Deerfield.

There are Deerfield Clubs in many major American cities. Please visit here for more information on specific clubs and their sponsored events. 

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Deerfield, MA 01342