A victim of the American Airlines Flight #11 catastrophe, Brian P. Dale, 43, died on September 11, 2001.
Dale was a principal and co-founder of Blue Capital Management, a New York-based private equity firm. On the company’s web site, he is described as a “one-man-band, at once CFO, general counsel and deal professional.” It also characterizes him as witty, insightful and compassionate.
Dale was born on October 23, 1957, in Irwin, Pa., the third child of Earl and Mary Steimer Dale. He was valedictorian of his high school class and a star athlete. Dale was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business. He later earned a law degree from the University of Michigan.
Dale began his career as a Certified Public Accountant, became a corporate attorney and then went on to co-found Blue Capital. Along the way he met and married Louanne Baily. They have three children: Jacob Earl, 3, and twins, Rachel Therese and Russell Baily ,1.
Dale is also survived by his mother; brother, Kevin Dale; sister, Lauren Dale Rice; niece, Madelyn Rice; and nephew, Joseph Rice.
A trust has been set up on behalf of Brian’s children. Donations can be sent to:
Brian Dale Family Trust
C/O Ropes & Gray
1 International Place
Boston, MA 02110
Attn: Christopher Leich