Charles Robert Sprich (Bob) passed away peacefully on November 17, 2021. He was 83. Devoted husband of Carolyn Sprich. He leaves his daughter, Susan Sprich and her partner Jean-Claude Paul, his son, Steven Sprich and his wife Gina Sprich. Cherished grandfather of Marissa Buckminster, Lauren Buckminster and Maya Sprich, and step-grandfather of Julien Paul and Gabriel Paul
He attended St. Louis Country Day School and went on to receive an undergraduate degree from MIT and a doctorate from Tufts University. He spent 39 years as a Professor of English and Media Studies at Bentley University, teaching literature and film. Always passionate about film, Bob was instrumental in saving the Coolidge Corner Theater and was a founding member of the Coolidge Corner Theater Foundation.
A Memorial Service held at Grace Episcopal Church 76 Eldrdge St Newton Corner on Sat May 21 at 2 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Coolidge Corner Theater Foundation or if you’re in the Boston area please enjoy a movie at the Coolidge.
Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation, Inc.
290 Harvard Ave., Brookline MA 02446