In Remembrance: Arthur J. Greenfield ’47 Died on August 22 2013

Arthur J. Greenfield, 87, died peacefully in Meredith, New Hampshire on August 22. After earning a degree in Latin American Studies at Yale, he worked as the Country Director for Care, Inc. in Lima, Peru. There, he organized relief efforts for the victims of major earthquakes, oversaw regular distribution of food and other supplies, and even served as interpreter for and traveled with Helen Keller when she visited the region in 1955.

After eight years in Peru, Arthur and his family returned to the United States, settling in Woodbridge, Connecticut, where he raised his two children, became a published author and served for many years as executive secretary of the Yale University Alumni Board. He went on to open his own advertising company, Greenfield Advertising, a business he continued until his retirement.

A full obituary appeared in the Citizen of Laconia on August 26, 2013.

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