Brook Parker Obituary, Death Cause – He had 89 years under his belt. Gale Tucker Parker, Brooks’s wife of sixty-three years, was the person he valued the most in the world. In addition to his ten cherished grandkids, including Jay, Sam (Lexi), and Owen Baughan; Brooks, Hadley, Devon, and Kendal Parker; and Will, Hugh, and Jake Parker, he was devoted to his three children, Julie Parker Baughan (Michael), T. Brook Parker (Joanne), and Reid Tucker Parker (Brett). He was married to Michael Baughan, and Julie was married to T. Brook Parker. Brooks was the first child to be born to Catherine Otis and A. Brooks Parker, Jr. in Syracuse, New York. His parents and his brother, John Otis Parker, passed away before he did.
He is the last surviving member of his family. Brooks spent the majority of his life in Waban, Massachusetts, and he received his high school diploma from Newton North in the year 1951. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1955 from Dartmouth College, he went on to acquire his Master of Business Administration degree in 1956 from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. After graduating from Dartmouth, he went on to earn the rank of Lieutenant in the United States Army and served his country in Germany. It was at the First National Bank of Boston in 1958 that he got his start in the working world. He went on to hold roles at Loomis Sayles and Fidelity Investments later in his career. In 1981, Brooks helped to establish Liberty Square Investments as a firm that manages institutional investments.
He worked there for over a decade, during which time he proceeded to expand the business. After that, he and his brother John established the company that would later become known as Parker Capital Management. Throughout the entirety of his career, Brooks was well-known for his traditional approach to investment and his customized manner. Brooks was a member of The Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples, Florida, as well as The Trinitarian Congregational Church in Wayland, Massachusetts, and he was actively involved in the local community in both of these capacities. Both The Weston Golf Club in Weston, Massachusetts and The Royal Poinciana Club in Naples, Florida were clubs that he belonged to for a significant amount of time.