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John A. Spencer

1967

Dr. John Alvin Spencer
(August 2, 1949 – May 14, 2005)

The Clinical & Forensic Institute, Inc. was founded by Dr. John A. Spencer, a man with an enormous heart and the strength and determination to take the South Florida Community to the highest professional levels possible. Today, he will forever be remembered for his kind heartedness and generosity which was felt by everyone with whom he came into contact. Dr. Spencer is survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter who are equipped with the same formidable heart and courage as the man to which they were so closely tied. He will be remembered forever for his love, his humor, his compassion, and for his effortless ability to invite everyone into his heart. By following closely in his footsteps, and with the best model possible, we strive to carry on his dreams and hope to continue to make a difference by providing exceptional psychological services to our community today.

Dr. Spencer was born in Richwood, West Virginia, and graduated as Valedictorian of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, West Virginia. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1971. After honorable service in the United States Navy, Dr. Spencer completed the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Program at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, where he was the recipient of a Benedum Fellowship. Among his many accomplishments in his work with psychiatric patients, Dr. Spencer also designed, implemented, and administrated the prototype for the State of Florida’s public acute care inpatient psychiatric services for children and adolescents. Dr. Spencer also designed and oversaw the implementation of a comprehensive service delivery center for the psychological, educational, and social competency assessment of at-risk children, a joint project of the County Mental Health Division, the State of Florida Social Services, the State of Florida Juvenile Justice System, and the Broward County School System. In 1996, Dr. Spencer left public service in order to devote himself full-time to his expanding private practice, the Clinical & Forensic Institute. Until his passing in May of 2005, Dr. Spencer had conducted over 4,000 forensic evaluations, had served as an expert witness and trial consultant on hundreds of cases in state and federal court in Florida and in Tennessee, and had revolutionized the treatment for offender populations in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Charles A. Warden

1946

Charles A. "Chuck" Warden of Deland Fl formerly of Glastonbury, husband of the late Rudelle P Warden, died peacefully at home with his family at his side on Sunday (May 11, 2003). He was born in Grafton, WV son of the late Dr. Paul P. and Eleanor M. Warden. Chuck graduated from West Virginia University with an AB degree in pre-med and from Greenbrier Military School. He was Commissioned at WVU_ROTC and graduated with a BS degree in mechanical engineering in 1959. He was a Captain in the Army , serving active duty in Korea. He was a Senior Project Engineer in Acoustics at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft , East Hartford , for over 30 years, retiring in 1991. He was well known for sharing his wisdom , witty sense of humor and engineering expertise. He enjoyed many outdoor activities , including fishing, hunting , skiing and golf during which he cherished the camaraderie as much as the activity itself. He loved the cottage he built on Lake Champlain in Vermont, but his greatest love was his wife and family and sharing his passion for life with them. He is survived by his three daughters and their husbands , Anne and Thomas Higgins of Avon, Rebecca and her husband , Mary and Dr. Earle Slaughenhoupt of Sumter, SC and numerous grandchildren
A private burial will be at the family's convenience in West Virginia.

Britton Hamilton Bruner '62

1962

Ms. Toby Bruner, Britton's wife, has informed the association of Britton's death on February 4, 1996.

Aaron Morrow Wood

1963

As per son David:937-382-1030

Frank David Good, Jr.

1942

Died in Melbourn Beach, Fl. Son Frank reported his death 5/27/2013 and reports his dad served his country in WWII at Normandy, Hurtgen Forest, Ardennes, combat years being June to December in 1944

Glenn Richard Brewster

1963

Sgt. Glenn Richard Brewster, a post Graduate in the class of 1963 died serving our country in Vietnam.

Ronald H. Cimala

1963

Ronald Cimala '63 formerly of Beckley, WV died January 20, 1968. He was a graduate of Beckley High School and Notre Dame University. He attended GMS for a post graduate year and was a member of the varsity basketball team. No furthur detail are available

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