Phi Kappa Sigma

Douglass S. Lathrop ’57

Douglass S. Lathrop passed away on December 29, 2020. He was born in Washington, DC, on January 31, 1935. He graduated from MIT. During his time there, he was a yachtsman, working on professional sailing vessels, and he was on the college rowing team, which went on to Scotland to become world champions. He also participated in the International Lifeboat Races on National Maritime Day from 1965–1968, each year being an oarsman on the winning crew. He made his living as a maritime consultant, working at Matson and then with his own company, Manalytics. Later in life, he worked for the Blue and Gold Fleet and the Vallejo Ferry.

He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and son. He and his wife, MaryAnn, were avid scuba divers and spent many years traveling the world and socializing with friends and family. He was an active member of the San Rafael Elks Club and a 49er season-ticket holder for over 30 years. MaryAnn and his daughter-in-law, Candie, would like to thank Hospice by the Bay for the loving and compassionate care they showed him in his last year of life