Dr. Robert Milton Ladd

KLT remembers former advisor, Robert Ladd.

Dr. Robert Milton Ladd 1928 - 2018 AUGUSTA -

Dr. Robert Milton Ladd, the son of George and Helen Filene Ladd, passed away on Nov. 22, 2018, at the Glenridge Long Term Care facility in Augusta.Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sept. 25, 1928, he lived most of his life in Tucson, Ariz. and Manchester, while each year summering in Wayne. After graduating from Bard College and serving in the U.S Army he earned his M.A. in Education from Trinity College, taught at Hallowell High School, and received his D. Ed. degree from the University of Virginia. He then worked for the Florida State Department of Education as well as the Department of Educational Studies at Oxford University in England and, following his retirement, returned to Maine. He was a long standing trustee of Skidmore College, N.Y. and was awarded honorary alumni status. He also served as a director of the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation of Boston, Mass., and served on the Board of Directors of Green Fields School in Tucson, Ariz.Bob was predeceased by his wife, Virginia Lewis Ladd in 1999; a son, Robert D. Ladd in 2013; and a brother, George Ladd III in 2006. Survivors include a brother, Lincoln and his wife, Gloria of Wayne; a daughter, Betsy Ladd of Wayne, two sons, J. Scott and his wife, Patricia, their children Samantha T. and Jackson S., all of Winthrop and William Ladd of Framingham, Mass.; his grandchildren, (family of Robert D.) Breinne F. Walton and husband, Luke of California, with their children, Lawson R. and Landen F. Walton, Joshua T. Ladd and his wife, Sarah, and their children, Kirin A. and Hunter T. Ladd, Aspen and Marley Peace of Minneapolis, Minn.A special thanks to the staff at Glenridge, Granite Hill Reflections Unit and Androscoggin Hospice.A private memorial service will be held in the summer of 2019. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.comIn lieu of flowers donations may be made to:Berry Dexter Wilson Ponds WatershedP.O. Box 234Winthrop ME 04364; orArizona Sonora Desert Museum2021 N Kinney Rd.Tucson, Arizona 85743