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Warren M. BOSWORTH Jr.

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BOSWORTH, Warren M. Jr. Warren M. Bosworth, Jr.passed away July 9, 2010, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Providence, RI, January 5, 1935 to Hedvig Johnson and Warren M. Bosworth, Warren grew up in Central Falls, RI and married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Bedard, in 1959. After 16 years as a stock broker, he left investing to pursue his love of tennis in 1975. Warren wore many hats in his 40 years in the tennis world: racquet stringer, teaching pro, club manager, tournament director, consultant. He is best known for pioneering the racquet-customization service industry for professional players. After years designing racquets and other products for the industry, Warren launched the innovative racquet line that bears his name. Warren was an accomplished inventor, athlete, teacher, businessman and mentor, as well as a loving husband and wonderful father; he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He leaves behind his wife of 51 years, Barbara Bosworth, daughter Deborah and her husband Todd Toney of Richardson TX, son Jay Bosworth of Delray Beach FL, daughter Lynne and her husband Kevin Kranzusch of Los Gatos CA, granddaughter Siena Bosworth of Seminole FL and his sister Elizabeth Thulier of Cumberland RI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to an organization of your choice. To share memories or express condolences, please email: memories@bosworthtennis.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 8, 2010
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