January 6, 2005
Andrew William Begley, Hamilton Class of 1999 died in a tragic skiing accident on Sunday, January 2, 2005 in Killington, VT. Andrew, an accomplished skier, lost control and tumbled down a difficult run on the mountain at the resort. Andrew suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.
Andy was a valuable member of
the Hamilton College Golf team, playing all 4 years at Hamilton while
also finding time enough to earn the distinction of Phi Beta Kappa and
Honors in Economics. Since graduating from Hamilton, Andy worked as part of the corporate audit team for General Electric. His employ took him to the far reaches of the globe including, China, New Zealand, much of Europe and all across the U.S. Andrew
recently moved to a permanent residence in Cambridge, MA after years of
travel to evaluate many of GE's different business groups.
Andrew was an outdoor enthusiast whose passion for golf had been replaced by skiing as his skill increased. Anytime he was involved in a planned event, Andrew only fuel the flame of fun, yet he was not afraid to go out on his own. He is survived by his parents Charles and Lois who live in Lockport, NY outside of Buffalo.
Calling hours will be on
Thursday evening 7-9 pm, Friday afternoon 2-4pm and evening 7-9 pm,
with an 11am Mass Saturday at St. John's Catholic Church.
Donations can be made in Andrew’s memory to the Memorial Fund at Hamilton College:
The Hamilton College Alumni Memorial Scholarship Fund
198 College Hill Rd.
Clinton, NY 13321
Cards can be sent to:
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Begley (Lois)
21 Spruce Street
Lockport, NY 14094
He will be missed. God rest his soul.
Darren B. Fuller ‘98