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Obituary: David Philip Fraleigh '42

David Philip Fraleigh died on November 27, 2011 He was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on October 1, 1920 and grew up in the small town of Red Hook, New York where his family had lived continuously since 1705. Dave served in the U.S. Air Force in the South Pacific during WWII. After returning he became a pilot, first for Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra) and then for Braniff International Airways, flying to South America for 36 years. He attended Antioch College, Bard College and finally the University of Miami with the intention of being a lawyer until he realized that he much preferred to fly for a living. He enjoyed a long and happy retirement. His greatest pleasures included playing tennis daily, playing bridge, going to England every summer and enjoying the peace and simple pleasures of his place in the country. He is survived and missed by his wife of 60 years Diana Stevens Fraleigh, his sons David Fraleigh, Mark Fraleigh and Bruce Fraleigh and his daughter Pamela Van Isacker. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Katie Fraleigh, Travis Van Isacker, Sam Fraleigh, Tom Fraleigh and Henry Fraleigh and a great-grandson, Luke Fraleigh.