Ron Whittle Obituary – Death: 83-year-old Ron Whittle of Belfast died from complications of Parkinson’s on August 17, 2021 at Harbor Hill Center in Belfast, Maine.
Ron Whittle was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 11, 1938. He graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1956. In 1960, he earned his BA in history from Brown University and MA in history from Clark University in 1962.
He started his coaching career at The Gunnery in Washington, Connecticut, where he taught history; coached football, hockey, and baseball, where he became the Head of the History Department.
Whittle started a new job as Associate Director of Admissions at Colby College in 1986. He kept his love of history and education alive in retirement by teaching courses at Belfast Senior College.
Due to the recent COVID outbreak, a memorial service will be planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Frederick Gunn School (aka The Gunnery), 99 Green Hill Road, Washington, Connecticut 06793, or online at gogunn.org/makeagift; or St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 95 Court Street, Belfast, ME 04915