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Darald Libby ('55): Owner, David Clark Company

6/25/09 -- Darald R. Libby, an alumnus of the Boston College Law class of 1955, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at the Catholic Medical Center; he was 92 years old.

6/25/09 -- Darald R. Libby, a member of the Boston College Law class of 1955, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at the Catholic Medical Center; he was 92 years old.

Darald LibbyIn 2000, his $1.5 million gift established the first endowed law chair, the Darald and Juliet Libby Chair in Memory of Michael G. Pierce, SJ., of Boston's Jesuit Mission Bureau. Dean John H. Garvey appointed Professor Sanford Katz as the chair's inaugural holder.

At the 2003 law commencement, both Darald and Juliet Libby were recipients of the Founder's Metal, the highest award conferred by BC Law, for their continued commitment to the school.

Following years of military service as a decorated World War II veteran, Libby returned to Massachusetts and created a multi-million dollar enterprise out of the David Clark Company in Worcester, MA. Though he retired from the company in 1989, he continued as chairman.

A wake will be held at Lamberts Funeral Home in Manchester, NH on Friday, June 26th from 4 to 8 and funeral services will be held in his honor at Saint Marie's Church in Manchester, NH at noon.

He leaves behind his devoted wife of 62 years, Juliet, four daughters, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandson.

For his obituary:
http://www.currentobituary.com/Memory.aspx?Memory_ObitdID=65576

For more on the Darald and Juliet Libby Chair (from BC Chronicle):
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