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1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
ERICKSON, Alan Eric 88, of Weston, formerly of Needham, passed away on March 23, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, June Andersen Erickson of Needham, sister, Ruth Hirtle of Alexandria NH; 4 children; Kim Erickson Myers and her husband James S. Myers of Berwick ME, John Eric Erickson and his wife Jeri Erickson of Yarmouth ME, Martha Ann Erickson and her husband John Kepler of Lexington and William Alan Erickson and his wife Mary Ann Erickson of Ithaca, NY and 10 grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Robert Erickson. Friends and family may visit from 4-7 p.m. on Friday April 15, at the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Carter Memorial Methodist Church, 800 Highland Ave, Needham Heights. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the or The Walker Home, 1968 Central Avenue, Needham, MA 02492. Late graduate of Middlebury College Class of 1949, and received his PhD from Boston University and a Master's Degree in Library Science from Simmons College. US Air Force veteran and retired with the rank of LT. Col from the Air Force Reserves in 1988. Retired Science Specialist for the Harvard University Libraries. Active member of the Carter Church and the Needham Retired Men's Club. For full obituary, directions or to share a memory of Dr. Erickson, please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 27, 2016
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