SARASOTA, Fla. - Emmett Jefferson "Pat" Murphy passed away peacefully June 19, 2013, in Sarasota, where he had lived for the past 24 years.
From 1975 to 1988 he had resided in the Amherst, Mass., area, where he served with the presidents of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges as the chief executive officer of the Consortium Five Colleges, Incorporated.
A memorial service for Pat will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Amherst College Alumni House, off Spring Street (near the intersection with Churchill Street).
Pat's family and friends invite former colleagues to join them in a celebration of his life, "A Life to Remember".
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