Joseph Carrere Fox, 101, originally of New York City, died on August 10 in Hamden CT. Joe graduated from Andover and Yale, class of '38. During WW II, Joe served with US Naval Intelligence monitoring the Panama Canal and the Straits of Gibraltar. He then returned to NYC where he earned an MBA from NYU and had a long and successful career with both Banker's Trust and Kidder,Peabody and Co. Upon his retirement from banking, Joe founded the Fox International Fellowship (FIF), a partnership between Yale University and 19 leading universities around the world. Joe was predeceased by his 1st wife, Louise Lee, and is survived by his wife, Alison Barbour, and his children: Dell Fox, Lee Fox (Peter White), Henry Fox (Libby Delana); stepdaughters: Vicky Maclean and Frederica Sulzbacher (Steve), nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Joe's passions were family and friends, languages, tennis and Mt. Desert Island, ME. Alert until the end, he was an inspiration to many for his fortitude, curiosity and zest for life. Donations may be sent to FIF, c/o George Joseph, MacMillan Center, PO Box 208206, New Haven CT 06520 or to Whitney Center, Health Center, 200 Leeder Hill Dr. Hamden CT 06517.
Published in The New Haven Register from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14, 2017.