Dr. Robert Milton LADD

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Dr. Robert Milton Ladd

AUGUSTA--- Dr. Robert Milton Ladd, son of George and Helen Filene Ladd, passed away on November 22, 2018 at the Glenridge Long Term Care facility in Augusta, Maine.Born in Brooklyn, New York on September 25, 1928 he lived most of his life in Tucson, Arizona and Manchester, Maine, while each year summering in Wayne, ME. After graduating from Bard College and serving in the U.S Army he earned his M.A. in Education from Trinity College, taught at Hallowell High School, ME and received his D. Ed. Degree from the University of Virginia. He then worked for the Florida State Department of Education as well as the Department of Educational Studies at Oxford University in England and, following his retirement returned to Maine. He was a long standing trustee of Skidmore College, N.Y. and was awarded honorary alumni status. He also served as a director of the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation of Boston, MA and served on the Board of Directors of Green Fields School in Tucson AZ.
Bob was predeceased by his wife, Virginia Lewis Ladd in 1999;, a son, Robert D. Ladd in 2013 and a brother, George Ladd III in 2006. Survivors include a brother, Lincoln and his wife, Gloria of Wayne; a daughter, Betsy Ladd of Wayne; two sons, J. Scott and his wife, Patricia; their children, Samantha T. and Jackson S. all of Winthrop and William Ladd of Framingham, MA. His grandchildren (family of Robert D) Breinne F Walton and husband, Luke of California with their children, Lawson R and Landen F Walton, Joshua T Ladd and his wife, Sarah and their children, Kirin A. and Hunter T Ladd, Aspen and Marley Peace of Minneapolis MN. A special thanks to the staff at Glenridge, Granite Hill Reflections Unit and Androscoggin Hospice.
A private memorial service will be held in the summer of 2019. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Berry Dexter Wilson Ponds Watershed P.O. Box 234 Winthrop ME 04364 or Or Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson AZ 85743. Arrangements are in the care of ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 62 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop, Maine.
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Nov. 27, 2018