Alexander W. Banks Memorial

20 Jan 2018

Alexander W. Banks Memorial

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Yates Common 104

Alexander W. Banks, a sweet and gentle light, passed from this life on Dec. 18, 2017, after a spell of illness. Alex was a skilled and compassionate lawyer, a generous and engaged teacher of law, and, most importantly, a loving father and friend.

Alex is survived by his two sons, Carter and Cole Banks, and their mother, Sheilagh Smith, of Chelsea, Vt.; his stepmother, Suzanne K. Banks, of Newtown, Penn; his brother, Boyd B. Banks, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; his niece, Sandra; and his nephew, Christopher.

A memorial service for Alex will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in Chase Community Center at Vermont Law School. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Alex’s memory may be made to the Alex Banks Scholarship Fund, established for his children, at Lake Sunapee Bank. Cards of condolence may be sent to Carter and Cole Banks in care of Sheilagh Smith, P.O. Box 121, Chelsea, VT 05038. And friends, colleagues, and community members can share memories of Alex at

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