The Star Democrat

Mark H. Beck

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EASTON — On December 16, 2021, Mark H. Beck passed away peacefully at his home in Easton, MD. He was 88. He is survived by his loving partner Cassandra Kabler, children Guy Beck, Eric Beck (Marion), Lynne Beck, Gail Boren (Kurt), grandchild­ren Taylor, Julia, Rachael, Laura, and his beloved bulldog, Wally. He was predecease­d by his sister, Dorothy Lepire.

Mark was president and owner of Mark Beck Associates, Architects and formerly founder & owner of Beck, Powell & Parsons, Inc., a prominent Architectu­ral firm based out of Towson, Columbia, and Baltimore. He was a graduate of Poly High School and received his Bachelor of Architectu­re from The University of Cincinnati. He received his Masters degree in Urban Architectu­re and City & Regional Planning from Catholic University and his Masters degree in business administra­tion from Loyola University. He received many awards during his career including a 25year award from the American Institute of Architectu­re (AIA) for his design of the Silber residence in Roland Park as well as an AIA award for an artist studio and guest house in Monkton, MD. He was well-know in the field for his custom-designed contempora­ry homes and was recognized in the Baltimore Sun Newspaper for Who’s Who in Residentia­l Architectu­re.

In the early 90’s he moved to Easton, MD where he worked remotely from his home as well as continuing to practice at his firm in Baltimore.

He served as a member of Third Haven Friends Meeting, the Easton Historic District Commission, Maryland Center for Character Education, Talbot Mentors, and Evergreen Cove. He was beloved by many in his community of Easton, Maryland.

A celebratio­n of Mark’s life is planned for spring 2022. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mark’s name to the Quaker Third Haven Friends Meeting or Talbot Hospice.

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