A memorial service to celebrate the life and legacy of Zack Goodyear was held on January 5 at the Seymour St. John Chapel. More than 400 friends, family members, colleagues, and former students were in attendance. In addition, The News published a tribute edition.
Following a welcome by Headmaster Alex Curtis, there were poignant remembrances and musical performances from family, friends, and former students, and musical selections performed by the Choate Rosemary Hall Jazz Ensemble. Participants included Justin '91 and Trevor '95 Goodyear, Alia Goodyear, Abigail Goodyear Allgood, Henry Lee, Georgette Culucundis Mallory '78, Josh Wall '77, Stephen Bogardus '72, Ming Wilson '14, Ify Ozoma '11, Reggie Bradford, Bill Cobbett, and former Dean of Faculty Ed Maddox. Following are remarks made by former Dean of Faculty Ed Maddox.