Memorial service set for Howard Head


A memorial service for Howard Head, the Baltimore philanthropist who made millions by developing lightweight skis and an oversized tennis racket, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursdayat the chapel of St. Mary's Seminary, 5400 Roland Ave.

Mr. Head, who was 76, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital after suffering complications to quadruple bypass surgery.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Becker Fritzlen Head; a daughter, Nancy Thode of Greenwich, Conn; a sister, Jean Cooper of Boerne, Texas; three stepdaughters, Lynn Fritzlen of Vail, Colo.; Guerin Olsen of Darien, Conn., and Marla Croke of Telluride, Colo.; and five grandchildren.

The family suggested contributions to Center Stage.

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