Fall 2012

Benjamin R. Duce ’54, Aug. 14, 2012, in Westborough, Mass., at 79. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he worked more than 20 years at Astra Pharmaceutical and later at Serono Pharmaceutical as a research scientist and registered three patents. He was active as a volunteer, in theater, in patriotic organizations, in Colby’s Alumni College, and the Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Diane Stowell Duce ’54, two daughters including Elizabeth Duce Sedlins ’80, a son, and six grandchildren.