Wallace C. Bartlett Was U.S. Air Force Veteran
Wallace C. (Bart) Bartlett died on Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Mr. Bartlett met and married Barbara Perry of Edgartown in 1942 while he was stationed at the Martha's Vineyard Naval Air Station. In the late 1940s, he was employed at the First National and Edgartown hardware stores. He went on to a 22-year career as an air traffic controller in the United States Air Force, followed by 20 years in the Unmanned Space Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. After their retirement, Bart and Barbara made their home in California.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Bartlett is survived by two daughters, Cyndi Davis and Deb Brown; a son, Gregory, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held at the Arlington National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.