In Memory

A Charles Lane

A Charles Lane

Charlie died September 20, 2009, of cancer. He was our Class President, and a noted jazz pianist. He always wore a tie to school, even after it was no longer required.

From the Andover Townsman, September 24, 2009:

A. Charles Lane, 60, of Brunswick, ME, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Mid Coast Regional Hospital in Brunswick.

Charlie was born in Winchester on April 15, 1948 to the late Robert and Dorothy (Thoman) Lane. He was a graduate of Andover High School, Class of 1966, where he served as class president.

During his high school years he attended The New England Conservatory of Music where he started to compose music leading to his employment with Columbia Records. In 1970 Charlie graduated from Bowdoin College where he was president of Deke House.

He was the founder of Lane Publishing and Recording. In 1972 he formed a local origination TV station in Brunswick and Bath and served as on-air technical director for WGAN in Portland, ME. He served as President of Medical Education at American Medical and was Executive Vice President at TravCom of Lexington. In 1999 he served as President of Pharmaceutical Promotions at Henry Schein in Melville, NY. After he retired he founded Concert Capture, a recording studio in Brunswick, ME

He is survived by his sister-in-law, Deborah Lane of Andover; his niece, Danielle Solari and her husband Andrew of Falmouth; two nephews, Robert Lane of Plaistow, NH, and Gregory Laflamme and his wife Jamie of Methuen. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Lane, formerly of Andover.