Rae William Dand, 75, of Summerfield, FL, formerly of Pembroke, MA, passed away at home on October 31, 2017. The son of Raymond and Hazel Dand, he grew up in Braintree, MA, and graduated from Braintree H.S. in 1960.
He earned his B.S. in Education from Drake University and his M.A. in Teaching from Bridgewater College. He taught Social Studies for 4 years in Greenville, NY, and 32 Years at Silver Lake Junior High in Pembroke, MA. Sports were his lifelong passion, playing, coaching, and refereeing football, basketball, golf, baseball, and softball.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Estes) Dand to whom he had been married for 52 years. Two sons: Kirk Dand of Pittsfield, MA, and James Dand of Scarborough, ME; grandaughter, Ella Dand of Scarborough; and his brother, Steven Dand of Northampton, MA.
His dry wit, sense of humor, and sage advice will be missed by all who knew him.
There are no services planned at this time.