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W. Thomas Lundell

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W. Thomas Lundell Obituary
Pebble Beach, CA – W. Thomas Lundell, 84, a retired corporate executive, died on May 26 at his home. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Jewell B. and L. Walter Lundell, former Chairman and CEO of CIT Financial Corporation.
Mr. Lundell lived in Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., Colorado and, for the last 15 years, in Pebble Beach. He attended Amherst College, where he earned a bachelor's degree cum laude in 1950. He also held a master's degree in English from Columbia University.
Mr. Lundell worked in television program production in New York City for three years and then, for 35 years, at Johns Manville Corporation in New York, New Jersey, South America, Europe and Colorado. Following his retirement, he was a volunteer for the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for an "artist's incubator" in Manitou Springs, Colorado and at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Mr. Lundell was a Fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts. He enjoyed the visual and performing arts, film, travel and
Mr. Lundell was preceded in death by his son, Larry Lundell. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Carolyn Bovat Lundell; his sister and brother-in-law, Jerell and Hugh Devlin; his sister-in-law, Patricia Lundell, widow of his brother, David; his son, Jeffrey; his daughter and son-in-law, Honora and Ronald Precourt and his grandchildren, Katherine and David Precourt.
Mr. Lundell was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Carmel. A Celebration of Life service will be held at All Saints at 3:00 PM this Sunday, June 1 followed by a reception in Grant Hall. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Foundation Trust Fund of All Saints Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 1296, Carmel, CA 93921; the Amherst College Alumni Fund, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002-5000 or Monterey Bay Village, P.O. Box 1050, Carmel, CA, 93921. To sign Mr. Lundell's guest book and leave messages for his family, please visit
Published in The Monterey Herald on May 31, 2014
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