April 16, 1923 ~ May 23, 2007
Dr. Malcolm A. Foster, a dentist in the city for almost fifty years, died at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. He was 84. Born in New Haven, Dr. Foster was raised in Middletown, CT. He graduated from Wesleyan University in the Class of 1944. He served in the U.S Navy during World War II and saw action in the Pacific Theater. He received his degree from the University of Pennsylvania Dental School and subsequently set up practice in the city. He married Elizabeth Worthing Craig in 1952 and had three children. She predeceased him in 1980. Dr. Foster was an avid fisherman, St. Louis Cardinal fan and railroad buff. He was a member of Christ Church and had a great interest in the music program there. He was also a member of several local bagpipe bands. He leaves three children, Malcolm Craig Foster of Annapolis, Maryland, Jean Elizabeth Morgan of Kennebunk, Maine and David Stuart Mansfield Foster of York, Maine. He also leaves his devoted companion, Elizabeth Arakelian, of New Haven. He is survived by ten grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on June 9 at Christ Church, 84 Broadway, New Haven at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private.