Christopher William Covert, 78, of Scottsdale A.Z. and Essex, N.Y. died December 7 after a very brief illness. Born in Cleveland, O.H. to Seward A. and Jane Stockwell Covert, he graduated from Shaker Heights High School, Mercersburg Academy and Hamilton College. He then served in the United States Navy. He earned a M.A. from Case Western Reserve University. He served as Dean of Admission at Hamilton College and later as Assistant Headmaster at Providence Country Day School before becoming an independent educational consultant, helping students find boarding schools and colleges. While a Clinton resident he served as president of the Kirkland Art Center.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Conover Covert, his children Chris (aka Bill), Liz, Margaret, Mike and Tom and eleven grandchildren. Please consider contributions in his memory to the Kirkland Art Center, 9 ½ East Park Row, Clinton.