Ann Dodge Middleton, 83, died at Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, on February 20,2012.
She was born in Boston, MA, on November 12,1928, the daughter of Joseph B. Dodge and Kerstin P. Dodge. She was raised in Pinkham Notch, educated in the Gorham, NH schools, and she graduated from Saint Mary's-in-the-Mountains School (now The White Mountain School) in Littleton, NH.
Before she was married, she served as the Hut Master at the Appalachian Mountain
Club's Pinkham Notch hut.
She was a Professional Ski lnstructor and taught skiing for The Hannes Schneider Ski
School at Cranmore Mountain, North Country, and in Bedford, NH. She was an avid skier and at one time a member of the U.S. Ski Team. She was also an avid mountain climber who had climbed all her life in NH and in Western United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Ecuador, Afüca and Nepal. She was a life member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a member of the American Alpine Club.
She has resided in Freedom, NH since 1987 and she also had a home on Port Hood
Island, Nova Scotia.
Ann is survived by her husband, Jack B. Middleton; her daughter, Susan Middleton
Campbell; her husband, Gordon Campbell; two sons, Jack B. Middleton, Jr. and Peter
Middleton; their wives Tracy Middleton and Meg Middleton; and four grandchildren, Abby Middleton, Ben Middleton, Kerstin Middleton and Mansfield Middleton. She is also survived by her brother, Joseph Brooks Dodge, Jr. and his wife, Ann Dodge, of Jackson, NH.
Services: A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Episcopal, North Conway, NH on Saturday, March 17 at 1 1:00 a.m. [n lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Mount Washington Observatory,2779 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH 03 860.