In Memory

Wayland Avery Jr - Class Of 1935

Wayland Avery Jr

Wayland Avery Jr., a longtime resident of San Clemente, passed away at his residence April 27, 2011.  He was preceded in death by his son Thomas Avery and is survived by his wife of 65 years, Genevieve Lynn Avery; daughters Chris Avery and Katy Stewart; and grandchildren Allyson Stewart and Nicholas Stewart.

Mr. Avery received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Tuck at Dartmouth, graduating in 1940.  He was the New England intercollegiate singles tennis champion in 1938.  Mr. Avery was a veteran of World War II and Korea, serving in the Marine Corps.  He was a retired lieutenant colonel.

Orange County Register, April 29, 2011