Dick, Arthur A.

January 09, 2004

Arthur A. Dick, age 96 of Baypoint Village, Hudson, Florida, died December 30, 2003. Born in Chisholm, Minnesota, he spent most of his working life in Maryland. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota, his M.A. degree from the University of Maryland and did additional graduate work at Pennsylvania State University and the Johns Hopkins University. Arthur A. Dick was Vocational Education Head for the Baltimore County, Maryland school system and had 39 years of service as an educator in Maryland. Mr. Dick was the man who developed the master plan for vocational education in Baltimore County resulting in three vocational technical centers plus many programs in the comprehensive high schools. The Maryland Vocational Association chose Arthur A. Dick as Man-of-the-Year for 1971. He was the author of two technical books, many published magazine articles as well as numerous bulletins, studies and surveys. He also served as a vocational consultant to several systems and on the Governor's Vocational Advisory Committee whose recommendations resulted in a number of vocational centers for the state of West Virginia. Among his affiliations were the American Vocational Association, Maryland Vocational Association, Teachers Associations of Baltimore County, Maryland State Teachers Association, and the Governor's Safety Committee for Maryland. In Florida, he was a member of the Jasmine Lakes Civic Association, West Port Civic Association and the Loyal Order of Moose, Tarpon Springs Lodge No. 1429. After retirement, Mr Dick and his wife, Jo (deceased) moved to Port Richey, Florida in January of 1974. Mr. Dick was a world traveler during his retirement years and traveled to many countries. He has been a resident of Baypoint Village in Hudson, Florida since 1995. He is survived by his step-daughter, Betty Jean Harryman of Severna Park, Maryland, two granddaughters, Deborah Rolig and Diane Gray; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were private.

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