William Tufts

Profile Updated: March 8, 2022
Residing In Center Tuftonboro, NH USA
Spouse/Partner Cynthia Tufts
Children Heather
Ashley
Occupation Retired Electronic Warfare Sales and Marketing Consultant
Are you a member of the Steering Committee?

No

Past jobs

35 years in Defense Electronics Sales, Marketing, and Program Management.

Grandchildren

Charlie
Mckinley

Where else have you lived?

Bradenton Fla
Key West Fla
Chicago Il
Reading MA
Wakefield Ma
Georgetown MA
Chester NH

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

No, would love to hear from a friendly face.

What's your favorite memory of LHS?

Playing baseball for Bob Lesser and Harry Jameson

The celebration when John Grady scored his first basketball points and his Mom's happy tears.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spoil the grandkids.

Weight training and treadmill work.

Gardening with the grandkids...we grew a 150 lbs pumpkin last fall.

What would we be surprised to know about you?

Turned down a professional baseball contract with the Oakland Athletics after High School graduation.

Declined a professional football tryout with the Shreveport Steamer of the World Football League.

Relative of Samuel F.B. Morse.

Great Uncle Fred Bommer invented the Tiltleist golf ball.

Former Major League Baseball Associate Scout, Arizona Diamondbacks

Famous or interesting people you've met?

Lennie Merullo Reading MA

Cool things you've done?

Professional Baseball, Chicago Cubs Organization 1974-75

Arizona Diamondbacks Associate MLB Scout 2008-2011

What did you always want to do that you haven't done yet?

Retire :-)

How do you see yourself in 10 years?

Hopefully still driving my tractor around the farm.

Any words of wisdom?

Always tell the truth, that way there is less to remember.

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Alan, Happy Birthday to you. I have a great Bucky Dent story to tell you some day that has a strong Reading connection.

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Mayhew, Happy Birthday!

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Joanie, Happy Birthday!

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Hope, a very Happy Birthday to you. Enjoy your day!

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Bill, a belated Happy Birthday. Hope to see you at the reunion in September. Can’t believe we are all turning 70. Seems like just yesterday we were at freshman b-ball practice with Mr “duck” Kautz.

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Birthday hugs from granddaughter, Mckinley.
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Fritz (10 mo.) partied out. One too many Greenies.