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Thomas C. Shearer, Class of 1959

Grand Rapids attorney, former Grand Rapids school board member Thomas Shearer dies at age 72
Published: Monday, March 15, 2010, 11:06 PM
by Kym Reinstadler | The Grand Rapids Press

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Douglas Fergusson Roby, Jr., Class of 1956

Douglas Fergusson Roby, Jr., Class of 1956[Posted March 4, 2010] (From the Grosse Pointe News) Douglas Fergusson Roby Jr.
Died: Saturday, February 27, 2010
Age: 77

Grosse Pointe Farms resident Douglas Fergusson Roby Jr. peacefully passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer.

Mr. Roby was born in Detroit Dec. 3, 1932, to Douglas and Ruth Clippert Roby. He was the loving husband of Mary McKean Roby and dear father of Patricia Roby (Edward C.) Gotfredson, Douglas F. (Lynne M. ) Roby III and Charles Clippert Roby. He was the proud grandfather of Jenna Esther Roby, Douglas Fergusson Roby IV, Edward Courtney Gotfredson Jr. and George Edmunds Gotfredson. He also is survived by his sisters, Hermine Klingler and Ruth Glancy, as well as many nieces and nephews.

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Richard Finch, Class of 1950

Richard Finch, Class of 1950Former Grosse Pointe Farms resident Richard R. Finch, 81, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at Holly Convalescent Center in Holly.

He was born April 20, 1928, in Detroit to Winifred and John Finch, and graduated from Grosse Pointe High School. He then earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. He served his country in the Army Medical Corps at bases in Fort Riley, Kansas and Japan during the Korean conflict.

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