Alan B. Weeks
June 6, 1931 - October 18, 2002
Hampton Union, Tuesday, October 22, 2002
HAMPTON - Alan B. Weeks, 71, of 7 Heather Lane, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002 at his home.
He was born in Marlborough, Mass., June 6, 1931, a son of the late Harold D. and Dorothy B. Weeks.
Mr. Weeks was a graduate of Hampton Academy, where he received numerous awards in academics and sports and maintained the class presidency.
He received 14 varsity letters and was elected to the all-state first team for the four years he attended high school. He also held the state record in the 440-yard dash and received the most valuable player award in baseball and basketball. He also was the recipient of the Paul W. Hobbs Memorial Award and the Hampton Academy Alumni Medal.
After graduating from Hampton Academy he did his post graduate work at Phillips Exeter Academy and then attended the University of New Hampshire in Durham, where he held down three jobs while pursuing his bachelor of arts degree, and was a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity.
He later became employed at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. and attended evening courses at Georgetown Law School. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant. Mr. Weeks served as an Air Force investigator and also established the Sandbagger Boat Company. He is also the author of five novels and 400 poems.
More recently, he worked as a park ranger for the state of Maine and New Hampshire.
He married Priscilla "Patty" Hoyt Triggs Weeks four years ago in the Episcopal chapel on the former Governor Powell Estate in Hampton Falls.
In addition to his wife, family members include two stepchildren and five step-grandchildren, one brother, Robert Weeks of Eolia, Mo.; one sister, Dorothy Lumbert of Orlando, Fla.; and 14 nephews and nieces.