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Richard Barton Summers

February 19, 2013

Richard Barton Summers, 82, passed away on February 19 at Hospice House at Health Park. He was born December 20, 1930 in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Winnie; his daughter Melissa (Richard) of Sunrise, FL; his son Rick (Leslie) of Wellington, FL and two grandsons: Richie and Andy. He had a distinguished career in the field of music as an oboist and conductor, and performed with several major orchestras including the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Hoston Symphony and Hartford Symphony. He was a professor of music at Tufts University and the University of Wisconsin. Dick was a caring and loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed. Any contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, who gave Dick excellent and comforting care.

Published in The News-Press on Feb. 22, 2013
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