The Rt. Rev. John H. Smith, Class of 1964 and a former member of our Board of Trustees, died on June 2, 2012, following a two year battle with leukemia. Born and raised in the Panama Canal Zone, he served Episcopal churches in Falmouth, Skowhegan and Palmyra, Maine before becoming Chaplain and Head of Sacred Studies at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C. He then served Episcopal churches in Middlebury and Rutland, Vermont, before being consecrated the Sixth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. Following retirement, Bishop Smith served for five years as the Rector of St. Peter's Church, Bridgton, Maine.
He is survived by his wife, Victoria Dawley Smith, his daughters, Allison and Kristin, and Jon Roberts, and four grandchildren.