, Aug. 3, 2011, in Suffield, Conn., at 79. He served in the Army during the Korean War and then earned an M.B.A. from Babson. He was a property manager and then a telecommunications manager for Konica. He earned life master status for duplicate bridge, enjoyed sports, and loved history. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Helen Chambers Cross ’55, two children, two granddaughters, and a sister.