Austin Ryder ’46, Oct. 6, 2012, in North Attleboro, Mass., at 88. He left Colby to serve in the U.S. Army infantry in Europe during World War II, earning numerous honors including two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He was a salesman at Paye & Baker Manufacturing, then manager of Riley Brothers Lumber in North Attleboro. His wife of 50 years, Betty, died in 1998. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth, and a sister.