DUNWOODY, CALVIN B. 94, Kennebunk, ME, passed peacefully Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at The Cedars in Portland. He was born July 17, 1921 in Newport, RI of Kingsland and Janet (Barber) Dunwoody. He grew up in Swampscott, MA and graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy ('39), MIT ('43) & Yale ('48). He served in the American Field Service during WWII, receiving the British Empire medal in 1944. He retired as Director of Planning and Development, State of Rhode Island, Dept. of Environmental Management after 35 years (1988), previously holding the position of Chief of Forestry for the Department of Natural Resources. Calvin was an explorer, adventurer, world mountaineer, 50 State High pointer, champion triathlete, yachtsman, pilot, lacrosse player, skier, swim coach, grandfather, dad, friend and mentor, loved, admired and respected by family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Helen (Pansewicz). Calvin is survived by his sister, Nancy McReel of Wells, Maine; a daughter, Jan (Paul) of Bellingham WA; three sons, Peter of Kingfield ME, Steven of Falmouth ME and Donald (Sherri) of East Greenwich RI, and seven grandchildren Calvin, Sam, Camille, James, Paul, Helena and Cael. In lieu of service, memorial donations to Southern Maine Hospice and Nature Conservatory Maine are suggested.
Published in The Providence Journal on Jul. 31, 2015.