Retired Marine Lt. Col. James G. Ware, 62, of Arnold, died unexpectedly July 5 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. A full story ran in yesterdays edition of The Capital. Lt. Col. Ware was born June 18, 1946, in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1970 and received master’s degrees from the Naval Postgraduate School in electrical engineering and from the University of Southern California in systems management. He served in the Marine Corps for 28 years and received the Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service and Meritorious Service Medal. From 1985 to 1988, he taught electrical engineering at the Naval Academy. He was also retired from the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, where he was employed for 10 years as the company’s Director of Information Systems and Technology. He taught math at South River High School and was a volunteer AVID tutor at Broadneck High School. A 25-year resident of the Broadneck peninsula, Lt. Col. Ware served as head coach of the Broadneck Senior High School girls softball team for the past 11 seasons, leading them to back-to-back county championships. He also was the founder and coach of the Chesapeake Freedom Softball team and was involved in Cape St. Claire youth athletics and Broadneck youth sports since 1984. He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Marie Dochnal. Survivors include his former wife, Mary Ware; his stepfather, Frank Dochnal; one son, Patrick Ware; one daughter, Beth Ware; and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the gymnasium at Broadneck High School. Attendees are encouraged to wear maroon and gray, Broadneck’s school colors, and are welcome to bring food or refreshments. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Broadneck High School Athletic Boosters.
Source: Capital, The (Annapolis, MD) – Tuesday, July 8, 2008