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Dr. D. Glyn Millard, long time resident of Jaffrey Center, and more recently of RiverMead, Peterborough, NH, died on March 9, 2010 in the company of his daughter, Susan.He was born in Featherstone, England on October 14, 1922, son of the late David and Irene (Lewis) Millard. He grew up in Wales and was educated at St. Michaels School, Llanelli, South Wales. During World War II, he served with the Royal Air Force as a pilot from 1940-1946. He met his wife, Phyllis, in Athens, Greece at the conclusion of the war. He returned to Great Britain and the University of London, graduating from St. Thomass Hospital Medical School in 1953. He served as an intern at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital and entered general practice in Jaffrey, NH. He then completed a residency in Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was in private practice from 1960 until 1990 when he retired. He was Clinical Associate in Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Radiologist at the Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough, NH, Winchendon (Mass.) Hospital and Beech Hill Hospital, Dublin, NH. He was on the Courtesy Staff of Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, NH and Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH.
Dr. Millard served as President of the New Hampshire Medical Society in 1975 and was Trustee of the Society. He served as past president of Cheshire County Medical Society, Monadnock Community Hospital, and the New Hampshire Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Vice President of the New England Roentgen Ray Society, and founding member and first clerk of the Board of the New Hampshire Foundation for Medical Care. He was a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and the College of Chest Physicians. He served as the New Hampshire Councilor to the American College of Radiology, and Governor to the College of Chest Physicians. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Radiological Society of North America, and the American Roentgen Ray Society. He was a member of the Aircrew Association and the British Officers Club of New England.
Locally he served as Trustee of the Monadnock Savings Bank and on the advisory board of the Cheshire Financial Corporation. He was past President of the Thorndike Club and the Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society. He was clerk and founding member of Monadnock Indoor Tennis Club and the Monadnock Visiting Nurse Association. He was a Trustee of the First Church in Jaffrey and a Director of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of Charity Lodge #18 F. A.M., Bektash Temple.
His interests were vast and varied. He loved sports: rugby, cricket, soccer and tennis. He read widely and studied history. His last project was to write a short history of the first doctor in Jaffrey. He loved dogs. His favorite place was the Gower Peninsula and the views of the sea from the cliffs of South Wales. He loved mysteries and Dylan Thomas. Although his love of music ranged from Ray Charles to Paul McCartney, he never outgrew his passion for Welsh male choirs. He was a good conversationalist and asked provocative questions. His deepest devotion was to his friends. His Christmas card list was long. He kept in touch with childhood neighbors, wartime mates, people he met only once or twice. Later he kept in touch with their children.
His wife of 47 years, Phyllis Keene Millard, died in 1992. Later he married Lois Warren Shaw Keating who died in 1999. He was predeceased by his mother who died at 101 years of age in 2001.
Dr. Millard is survived by his daughter, Susan Millard Baker and her husband Coleman Baker of Waterbury Center, VT, by his beloved grandchildren, Jessie Corinne Baker of Somerville, MA and Will Severn Baker and Wills wife, Kate Daudelin Baker of Northfield Falls, VT, by his nephews Glyn, Peter and Neil Millard and his niece, Jane Millard Hallet all of Wales, as well as his stepsons Anthony, Benjamin, John and Dudley Orr, and Arthur Keating, and many other cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society, P.O. Box 722, Jaffrey, NH 03452.
There will be no calling hours or services at this time.
A Memorial Service will be held on April 24, 2010 at 1:00PM at the First Church ofJaffrey, LabanAinsworth Way, JaffreyCenter.
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