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Donald Corb, 86, of Longboat Key and Lincoln, N.H., died Oct. 15.

Donald Corb, 86, of Longboat Key and Lincoln, N.H., died Oct. 15.

Born Feb. 11, 1929, in Providence, R.I., Mr. Corb was an Eagle Scout and joined the Army in his senior year of high school. After basic training, he served in the Panama Canal Zone as a member of the U.S. Army Band. He then was a graduate of Boston University School of Law.

Mr. Corb was the president of Lee Institute, in Brookline, Mass., one of the first schools of its kind that specializes in real estate training. He loved to teach and was responsible for educating nearly 100,000 real estate brokers throughout the state of Massachusetts. He was the author of several books on real estate and worked with the state in preparing required curriculum and tests for licensure.

He was an avid skier, traveler, hiker, boater and accomplished musician.

Mr. Corb was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Hively Corb. He is survived by his wife, Joan Corb; sons, Kenneth Corb and Brinton Corb; four grandchildren; and two nephews.

Visiting hours were on Oct. 18, and a service was held Oct. 19, in Woodstock, N.H. Burial was held Oct. 20, at Pine Grove Cemetery, in Topsfield, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Heifer International, a charity aimed at ending hunger and poverty around the globe, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202, or heifer.org.

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