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Alan Ward ’50

Alan Ward ’50, an engineer and veteran of the Korean War, died June 25, 2018. 

His son, Andrew Ward, a professor at Swarthmore, wrote of his fond memories “of Alan attending and very much enjoying both his 50th and 60th reunions at Swarthmore. Alan particularly liked attending the special lectures, as, like so many Swatties, he was a lifelong learner.

“Alan was a skilled engineer, avid reader, world traveler, accomplished downhill and cross-country skier, appreciative of the arts, ballet, opera, professional tennis, and movies,” Andrew added. “Above all, he cherished time with his family.”

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