Edwin Bradley Richardson

Edwin Bradley Richardson 83, died July 22, 2012, in Milton, Massachusetts with members of his family at his side after a long illness. He was born April 26, 1929, in New York City to David and Jane Richardson and attended the Buckley School before heading to Milton Academy in Milton, MA where he graduated in 1948. He then attended Harvard University, graduating in 1953 where he played 4 years in goal for the Crimson Hockey team, most notably as the winning goaltender in the inaugural Beanpot tournament. Hockey was one of his true loves and he attended many Harvard games over the years becoming a fixture at the Bright Hockey Center in Cambridge. Brad spent his entire working career in Education. He started as a History teacher at the Hopkins Grammar School in New Haven, Conn where he also coached hockey and track. He then accepted the position of headmaster at the Harvey School in Katonah, NY before finishing his career at Harvard College, as a Senior Admissions Officer retiring in 1984. With school vacation schedules, Brad was able to spend many summers on his favorite island of North Haven, ME where he honed his considerable sailing skills and was Commodore of the North Haven Casino. He continued his love of sailing and had great success racing his favorite Ensign over the past 3 decades. He was an active member of the Milton Rotary, Milton Hospital, St. Michaels Church and was a board member of the Forbes Museum in Milton and a trustee of the North Haven Library. A gifted musician, he enjoyed many a “sit in” with the Center Streeter’s band, playing bass and providing considerable talent as a back up singer. The past few years of his life were spent working at Milton Academy where he assisted Alumni Fundraising efforts. Brad was preceded in death by his wife Anne Lindsay Miner and his brother David Lord Richardson, Jr. He is survived by his sister, Jane Richardson Beattie and his three children, Lindsay Thomas, Brad Richardson Jr. and Charles Richardson along with 6 grandchildren. He is also survived by Linda Foehl of Dover with whom he shared loving support and companionship in recent years. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Forbes House Museum, 215 Adams St., Milton, Ma 02186 or The North Haven Library, P.O. Box 486, North Haven, ME 04853. Memorial Service at Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church, 112 Randolph Avenue, Milton, Monday October 15 at 1:30 PM. Relatives and friends invited.