, Sept. 17, 2011, in Portland, Maine, at 88. He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He had a lifelong interest in bettering U.S.-China relations; his job in the defense field and electronics industry allowed him to travel and live around the world, including many years in China. He was an avid tennis player and developed a passion for golf late in life. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Harriet Nourse Robinson ’47. Survivors include three sons, Steven, Davis, and Timothy, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.