Aug. 15, 2012, in Fort Myers, Fla., at 83. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps before attending Colby. From the 1950s through the 1970s he worked as circulation manager and then business manager at the Waterbury Republican and American. After retiring he enjoyed boatbuilding and fishing for stone crabs off the Florida Keys. He supported numerous charitable organizations, was cited by the Save-a-Turtle organization, and was elected a life fellow of the International Oceanographic Foundation. He was predeceased by his former wife, Joan Millett Pape Coon ’51, and a brother, Eric Pape ’49.