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Miles Drysdale Beech
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Miles Drysdale Beech, dearly beloved husband and best friend of Harriet Bancroft Beech of Clarkesville, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church in Clarkesville.

Mr. Beech was born in Lima, Peru, the son of Joseph and Audrey Beech.

Educated at Ampleforth College in England, McGill University in Canada and the Harvard Business School in Boston, Mr. Beech was a pilot and navigator in the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II, and held executive positions in subsidiaries of United Technologies Corp./Pratt & Whitney.

Upon retirement, he and Mrs. Beech served with SAMS (the Southern American Missionary Society) and subsequently as co-chairs of the Outreach Committee at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church in Clarkesville.

In lieu of flowers, donations to SAMS at would be greatly appreciated, or by calling their office at 724-266-0699.

Those wishing may send condolences by visiting

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.

The Northeast Georgian

January 11, 2013