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Roger Mackay

Of Medfield, and formerly of Dover, Needham and Westwood, died Tuesday, February 23, 2022 having lived a full life as a husband, father, and mentor. He is survived by his wife Nancy Fischer Mackay. He was preceded in death by his first wife Alice Guggenheimer Mackay.

Born in in Milton, Massachusetts to Roger Daniel Mackay and Hildegarde Anderson Mackay in 1933. 

Roger is additionally survived by his son R. Daniel Mackay (Jean) of Schodack Landing, NY; daughter Susan Roberts (Mike) of Rockland MA; stepson David Fischer (Carol) of Medfield, MA; and stepdaughter Kristen Fischer (Peter) of Holderness, NH; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Thomas Upham House in Medfield and from the Lowell Wing at Care One in Newton for their kind attention to and care for Roger this past year. 

A memorial service will be held at the Dover Church, 17 Springdale Ave, Dover, MA 02030 at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 12. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made in Roger’s memory to The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkley Street, Boston, MA 02116 (attention: Development Office) or to The Dover Church’s project work with Health Equity International in Haiti. Donations may be made care of The Dover Church, 17 Springdale Ave, Dover, MA 02030, or the charity of your choice.

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