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Dr. Herbert “Hub” Sise died peacefully on April 18, 2008 in the company of his children and his beloved care-giver. Born in Medford Mass in 1912, his mother was Eleanor Stanwood Sise and his father, Dr. Lincoln Fleetford Sise, was the Anesthesiologist for Dr. Frank Lahey, founder of the Lahey Clinic. Hub schooled at Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, and Harvard Medical School.

He married Marjory Gallison in 1940 and they were together 61 years. In 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed onboard an LST in the Pacific Theater. Upon return in 1946, he began practice in internal medicine and cardiology. He worked at the City Hospital and Mass Memorial Hospital, now the University Hospital. In 1975, he became the Chief of Medicine at the Brockton VA until retirement in 1985.

Throughout his life, he was an outdoor enthusiast, working for Joe Dodge in the huts from 1931-1935. Skiing was his main passion, and he was a founding member of the Schussverein Ski Club in Bartlett, New Hampshire, along with his older brother Albert. He leaves his three children, five grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters.

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