Longtime CU-Boulder staffer Alice Clark

By Staff

Alice B. Clark

Alice B. Clark, a University of Colorado at Boulder staff member from 1955-82, died Sept. 19, 2009, at her home in Boulder. She was 90.

She was born Oct. 17, 1918, in Basin, Mont., to Avery and Emma Buckingham. She married Arthur E. Clark on Oct. 30, 1945, in Paris. They spent their honeymoon at Chateau de Chateuneuf, a historical monument. After they returned from the war they spent time traveling to meet each others families. She earned her bachelor's degree and master's degree in history from CU-Boulder.

Mrs. Clark worked for the university as a secretary for the foreign student office, anthropology department, chemistry department and the bureau of political science.

She enjoyed antiques, playing bridge, traveling and entertaining friends at home, playing golf and watching CU football games. She was a substitute house mother for Alpha Chi House in Boulder.

Survivors include her son, Stan Clark of Boulder. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur E. Clark and sister Belinda.

A memorial mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish, 898 14th St., Boulder. Burial will follow immediately after at Green Mountain Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 1855 Plaza Drive, Louisville, CO 80027, or contact Kristy Kearney, 6095 Old Brompton Road, Boulder, CO 80301.