Richard H. Bryant
April 19, 2003
Richard Hancock Bryant, 77, died April 4, at Casey House hospice in Montgomery
County, Maryland, as a result of a stroke suffered while on vacation in San
Miguel Allende, Mexico.
A resident of Bethesda, Md., and a summer resident of Rockport, he was the son
of the late Wallace Bryant, a portrait artist, Marjorie Rice Bryant Kendall.
He was a graduate of Philips Exeter Academy, Harvard College and a 1951 graduate
of Harvard Law School.
From 1958 until 1967, he drafted legislation for the
office of the general counsel at what became the Department of Housing and Urban
Development. From 1968 and 1969, he worked at the Washington D.C. law firm of
Semer, White and Jacobsen. He was the developer of Hampton Business Park in
Capitol Heights, Md., and other real estate enterprises.
His membership include the Pewter Collectors Club of America
and St. Columba's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jean Scott Bryant of
Bethesda, MD, and Rockport; five children, Ann Harrison of Petersborough, NH,
David Bryant of Cmbridge, Christopher Bryant of England, Amy Bryant Sieban of
Chicago, Illinois, Paul Bryant of Rockport; a brother, Edward Wallace Millard
Bryant of Washington, D.C. and Rockport; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Mary's
Church in Rockport.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in the mane of
Richard Bryant to Casey House, Montgomery Hospice, 6001 Muncaster Mill Road,
Rockville, MD 20855.