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In Memory

Kenneth Sumner - Class Of 1964

Deceased Classmate: Class of 1964; Kenneth Wayne Sumner
Date Of Birth:
Date Deceased: March-4-2005
Age at Death: 58
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Classmate City: Brunswick
Classmate State: ME
Classmate Country: USA
Was a Veteran: No
Survived By: Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Karen Chance of Brunswick; two stepdaughters, Zoe Rogg Chance of Los Angeles and Mika Rogg Chance of Brunswick; his mother, Beverly Sumner of Falls Church; a brother, Richard Sumner of Fredericksburg; and a sister, Virginia Sumner Ax of Clifton.

Kenneth Wayne Sumner, 58, a former Northern Virginia resident and self-employedenvironmental developer, died March 4 at his home in Brunswick, Maine, after a heart attack. Mr. Sumner was born in Plainfield, N.J., and raised in Arlington and the Sleepy Hollow area of Falls Church. He was valedictorian of his graduating classes at J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church in 1964 and George Washington University in 1968. For most of his adult life, he lived in Northern Virginia, including Arlington, Annandale and Falls Church. As a developer, he specialized in negotiating land conveyance to protect the habitats of wildlife, water and other natural resources. One of his local projects was the Sotterley Plantation in Hollywood, Md. Other projects were in the Bahamas and Florida. He was a benefactor of and financial consultant to the Rare Species Conservation Foundation in West Palm Beach, Fla. In Brunswick, where Mr. Sumner lived since 2000, hewas a small business consultant and investor.