Dan S. Tucker
Dan Stuart Tucker, the only child of Harry L. and Margaret (Ney) Tucker, was born on Feb. 23, 1930, in Augusta, Ga. He died on Friday, March 8, 2013, at The Morrison nursing home in Whitefield, N.H.
Tucker grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated in 1945 as a ninth-grade student at the Hawken School in Lyndhurst, graduated in 1948 from Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., and in 1952 cum laude from Harvard College as a Holloway Plan student who upon graduation was commissioned a LTJG in the U. S. Navy, Civil Engineer Corps. After three years on active duty, he attended the Harvard Business School, earning an M.B.A. in 1957 with a major in finance. He later earned an Ed.M. at Boston University in 1993 and taught English as a Second Language part-time at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown, Mass.
After a business career in New York City and Boston, Tucker retired in 1994 and moved from Wellesley, Mass., to Randolph, N.H.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Edith Endicott McMillan, and three daughters: Susan McMillan Tucker and his son-in-law Leslie Charles Moye, both of Somerville, Mass.; Sarah Sheafe Tucker and his son-in-law Don Murphy, both of Bethel, Maine; and Margaret Stuart Tucker of Stow, Mass., and a granddaughter, Lauren Endicott Moye of Andover, Mass. Their son Andrew Stuart Tucker died in an accident on May 26, 1995, in Alaska.
In recent years, Tucker served on the board of the Weeks State Park Association in Lancaster and on the Randolph Planning Board.
A memorial service will be held this summer at a date to be determined. Please omit flowers. Those who would like to can make a donation to the Andrew Stuart Tucker Trail Easement Fund of the Randolph Mountain Club, P. O. Box 279, Gorham, NH 03581.
Please go to www.baileyfh.net for more information or to send an online condolence.