Fall 2013


Carl E. Chellquist ’48, July 3, 2013, in Reading, Pa., at 93. Raised in Boston by Swedish immigrant parents, he went to work following high school and attended Colby with his savings and scholarships. He taught in rural Maine, earned a master’s degree from Columbia, and then taught in Massachusetts public schools. In retirement he volunteered, traveled, and took up amateur radio. A lifelong Republican, he enjoyed discussing politics. Predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Shirley Smith Chellquist ’48, and a daughter, he is survived by daughter Karen Chellquist ’72, two sons, and three grandsons.