Deceased April 22, 2016

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In Memory

Conrad passed away in New Jersey at the age of 87 in April 2016. He went to Fair Lawn High School in that state.

At Amherst, Conrad joined Phi Delta Theta and was business manager of both the Olio and the Amherst College Photographers Association. The latter was relatively new, yet contributed a lot to various Amherst publications. He participated in squash and was active in the Amherst College Flying Association and WAMF.

Conrad spent two years in the army after graduation, then worked for a time in Switzerland, where he held dual citizenship. He returned to the States and joined the Citizens First National Bank as a vice president. He was there from 1958 to 1995. Community service was an important part of his life. He was head of a very active Ridgewood New Jersey YMCA (which I have visited) and was president of the Bergen County United Way.

Conrad was a devoted cyclist and world traveler who relished going to the opera and ballet. Every winter for his last 16 years, he spent a week in Montana to enjoy the outdoors.

He is survived by sons Conrad and Peter ’84, daughters Alice Palmeri and Meg Digby and eight grandchildren.

John Priesing ’50

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