Alan Bubier

Alan Bubier, a 58-year resident of the Annapolis Roads community, died at home on January 9 after battling the rare disease Amyloidosis. He was 84 years old. Mr. Bubier, the son of Henry Hookier Bubier and Helen Knapp Bubier, was born in Flushing, New York City and raised in Bronxville. He graduated from Cornell University, where he was a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity. Mr. Bubier spent 35 years working for the federal government and was stationed at Fort Meade for most of that time. He was based in Ankara, Turkey for three years, an experience he and his family thoroughly enjoyed. Alan was an avid sports fan and particularly enjoyed watching baseball, basketball and college lacrosse. He became a diehard fan of Johns Hopkins lacrosse after his youngest son played there. Al was also an active participant in sports, playing golf and tennis while also regularly swimming. He was a longtime member of the Annapolis Roads Golf Club and was also part of a bowling league. When his two sons were young, Al was active in coaching both baseball and basketball. Al was a voracious reader of books and multiple newspapers and enjoyed doing crossword and other puzzles. He served for many years on the board for the Annapolis Roads Property Owners Association. Mr. Bubier is survived by his wife of 58 years Jane, whom he married on Sept. 7, 1957 in Arlington, Virginia. He is also survived by three children - Bruce (Ellen) Bubier of Atlanta, Georgia, Sally Lurie (Mike) of Bel Air, Maryland and Craig Bubier of Phoenix, Arizona. He had seven grandsons and took particular interest in their educational and athletic activities.