In Memoriam

Publication year2021
Vol. 46 No. 4 Pg. 48
Vermont Bar Journal
Winter, 2021

Richard E. Dill

Richard E. Dill, age 90, of Newport died on January 14, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on May 14, 1923 in Detroit and married Claire Hebard on June 6, 1953 who predeceased him on March 4, 2000. Mr. Dill was a World War II veteran, having served in combat in Patton’s army in southern Germany in the last three months of that war. After being honorably discharged in 1946, he pursued studies at Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland OH earning a degree in Mechanical engineering in 1949. He continued his studies at Harvard Law School, earning a law degree in 1952. He was a member of the MA, ME and NH Bar, practicing law in Portsmouth NH for many years. Mr Dill was awarded a 50 years of practice plaque from the NH Bar Association. Having become a member of the Vermont Bar in 1998 he opened his office in Island Pond and actively practiced law until his retirement in 2011. Mr. Dill enjoyed photography and in particular capturing steam locomotives in action. He is survived by his 3 children and their families including grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also is survived by his companion of 10 years, Eileen Earp. He was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Claire Dill, an infant son, his brother and his parents.

Marjorie J. Power

Marjorie J. Power (née Fisher), 78, died July 26, 2020, at McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester, of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Born in Philadelphia, spending summers in Lake Fairlee, she attended McGill University in Montreal and studied history and economics at the University of London. While in England raising a family, she attended law school and later returned to Vermont achieving her J.D. from VLS in 1984. Marjorie worked as an attorney with the Public Service Board for over 20 years. She served on the Montpelier City Council for 4 years, served as Justice of the peace and spent many hours at the legislature advocating for single payer healthcare. Marjorie was a member of the Older Women’s League, the Barre Historical Society, the Capital City Grange, Everybody Wins, the Council of Vermont Elders and Onion River Exchange. She enjoyed contra dancing, gadgetry, knitting and weightlifting among other things. Marjorie is survived by a son and daughter, cousins and 2 grandchildren.

Bradford Tyler Atwood

Bradford Tyler Atwood, 62, died unexpectedly at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Monday, November 16...

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