Wyatt Cameron "Cammy" Slack, a retired
The Blakehurst retirement community resident was 83.
The son of a physician and a homemaker, Mr. Slack, who never used his first name, was born in Baltimore and raised in
He was a 1946 graduate of Gilman School and earned a bachelor's degree in 1950 from
Mr. Slack joined the Marine Corps after college, rising to captain as an artillery specialist while serving at Quantico, Va., Fort Sill, Okla., and
He began his banking career with the
Mr. Slack, who was an expert in the field of commercial lending practices, earned a degree in banking from the
At Maryland National, he rose from vice president to senior vice president and senior international loan officer.
At the time of his 1988 retirement from Maryland National Bank, which had been renamed MNC Financial, he was senior credit officer for all holding company subsidiaries.
He had been a member of the boards of Fair Lanes,
After retiring, he joined the International Executive Service Corps. which was sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development, and traveled to developing countries to advise local banks on credit management and commercial lending.
Mr. Slack, who formerly lived in Guilford and maintained a second home at Gibson Island, had numerous philanthropic interests. He had been a member of the board of the
He was also an advisory director of St. Mary's Seminary and University and treasurer of the Episcopal Cathedral Church of the Incarnation.
"My father's greatest asset was his positive spirit and strength of character," said his son, Randall Dyer "Randy" Slack of
He enjoyed sailing, tennis, golf and duck hunting.
His wife of 36 years, the former Erika Muehlen Riedel, died in 2007.
Mr. Slack was a communicant and vestryman of St. Christopher-By-The-Sea on Gibson Island, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. July 28.
Also surviving are a daughter, Katharine W. Slack of Portland,