HENRY E. BESSIRE

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  • "Dear Louise, Paul, and Mark, Henry will be greatly missed..."
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  • "From faraway, the Ketchams and Sterners send Louise, Paul..."
    - Ellie and Jack Ketcham
  • "Always enjoying himself and helping me to enjoy myself when..."
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    - Robert Hensley
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BESSIRE--Henry E. Born in Louisville, KY in 1935. Died November 18, 2011. Henrylived a wonderful and full life with family and friends. He transformed non-profit management by professionalizing institutional development at Lincoln Center in the 60s and his alma mater Princeton ('57) in the 70s, and was managing director at Brakeley, Inc., specializing in cultural institutions and higher education. He and Louise, his wife of 52 years, loved to travel, collect contemporary art and spend time with family in New York City and Marthas Vineyard. Services, 11am Saturday, November 26, St. Ignatius of Antioch, 552 WEA. Contributions to Vineyard Conservation Society.

Published in The New York Times on Nov. 23, 2011