Laverack of Portland
and Sorrento, died at age 83 on April 17, 2002, in Fort Myers,
Fla. He was born July 21, 1918.
devoted his working years to education. From 1940 to 1972, he held
teaching and administrative positions at Dexter School in
Brookline, Mass.; Collegiate School in New York City; and he was
the founding headmaster of Applewild School
in Fitchburg, Mass. From 1973 to 1983, he was the executive
director of the Independent School Association of Massachusetts in
attended Loomis School
in Windsor, Conn., and Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass., where
he was a member of the Class of 1940.
He is survived by
his wife, Persis Gleason Laverack; his children: William Laverack
Jr. of New Canaan, Conn., Elizabeth Laverack of Southwest Harbor,
and Thomas G. Laverack of Brooklyn, N.Y.; as well as six
service was held April 24, 2002, at St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143
State St., Portland. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that
contributions in memory of Mr. Laverack be made to Applewild
School, 120 Prospect St., Fitchburg, MA 01420.