Arthur Clark Smith
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SMITH, Arthur Clark Of Lexington, died April 23, from complications of lymphoma. Loving husband of Wilma L. Ronco and father of Abigail, Amy and Tracy with his late wife Anne and step-father to Will and Dan Ronco. Beloved grandfather of Ned and David Spencer of New Zealand and Sebi Camenisch of Switzerland and father-in-law of Hamish Spencer, Roman Camenisch and Stephanie Ronco. Art was a member of the MIT faculty as well as Dean of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs, spanning the years from 1959 until he fully retired in 2009. He was an active member of the Follen Community Church in Lexington and involved in town government in Lexington over many years. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held at Follen Church on Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington at 10AM on Wednesday, April 28. Donations in Art's name may be made to Follen Church, the Walk for Hunger or The Arthur C. Smith Fund at MIT.


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Published in Boston Globe on Apr. 28, 2010.
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April 28, 2010
Dear Amy and family,
I was so shocked to hear of Art's passing. He was such a kind gentleman, and decent ;-) trumpet player. I had left the Lexington Bicentennial band some time ago, and would always look for Art in the concerts. He was a pleasure to have known, and I will always remember him fondly. His memory will be in our hearts, and his example has made us all that much better human beings. God bless you all, and know you are not alone.
Joy Oakes
Joy Oakes
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