Died: Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Rhodes W. Fairbridge died on November 8 in Amagansett.
Mr. Fairbridge was born on May 21, 1914 in Perth, Australia to Kinsley and Ruby Fairbridge. He held a position at Columbia University as the Professor Emeritus of Geological Studies and also lived in Manhattan for 53 years.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores Gloria Fairbridge (nee Carrington); son, Kingsley Fairbridge of Asheville, North Carolina; grandson, Sean; and several nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made in Fairbridge’s name to the American Cancer Society.