The College recently learned about Richard’s death on September 20, 2005. He was born in New York City on June 6, 1933, the son of Bernard and Esther Smith, and attended the Walden School prior to Amherst. At Amherst, Richard majored in psychology. He was a member of the Lord Jeff Club and was on the staff of the Olio. In 1957, after graduation, Richard married Barbara Drucker. They had two children, Eric and Lisa. They lived in Norfolk, VA, where Richard worked for Drucker & Falk, a real estate management firm.