Stephen Bamford Obituary, Dave’s Comics Manager Has Died – Death Cause
- Isabella Mia
Stephen Bamford Obituary, Death – Stephen Bamford has died. “With great sadness we have to announce the passing of Dave’s Comics beloved manager. Stephen Bamford joined in 1997 & turned Dave’s Comics into one of the most important graphic novel shops in the country thru his passion, knowledge & vision. His generosity & ability to inspire is irrepla. “A 1965 graduate of Plymouth State University, Steve earned his Master’s Degree in Education from Plymouth State in 1975.
He became a charter member of the school’s athletic hall of fame in 1985 and was proud to be named it’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in 1988. At Plymouth, he earned a reputation as a strategic thinker and innovator both regionally and nationally. A man of great integrity, he was a role model to many, especially his children and deeply respected by his peers. Steve retired in 2011 after a second stint as Associate Commissioner of the Eastern College Athletic Conference in Centerville, MA.
After retiring, Steve felt blessed to spend his summers on Cape Cod and winters in Florida. He spent the last several years of his life in both places and had adopted the entire UMass athletic program as his fourth child. Jane B., Yelp, on September 30, 2009; and one from Clandestine Critic.