St Peter's School
Alexander McCallum (Manor 1954-1959), died 6 March 2017, aged 76
Alex McCallum was born in Darlington, County Durham, UK coming to board in Manor, St Peter’s in 1954. He went on to graduate from Oxford University with a degree in Geography in 1979.
Alex married Karen Thomas and they went to live in New York City’s Greenwich Village for many years before moving to Exeter, New Hampshire in 1993.
Alex enjoyed a successful career in the financial world. He started his career in financial journalism, moving to financial public relations before starting and running his own business Alex McCallum & Associates for over ten years. Alex truly enjoyed his work and was still actively managing financial websites, writing insurance asset management newsletters and working on the financial futures Market Forum.com website.
Alex was a true people person and had made many friendships in his life. His hobbies when he wasn’t working included reading and watching sports. In his youth Alex played quite a bit of Rugby, Cricket and Hockey.
Alex died on 6 March and is survived by his loving wife, Karen ‘Kate’ McCallum, four children and their spouse, six grandchildren and thirteen nieces and nephews.