June 28, 1940 – November 14, 2019
Bain was born in Washington, DC to Bainbridge C. Davis and Virginia H. Davis on June 28, 1940. He went to school at St. Albans in Washington, DC and graduated from Oakwood Friends in Poughkeepsie, New York. He graduated from Drew University and continued at Drew in Seminary.
Bain worked as a Community Developer, taught and did fundraising for the Ecumenical Institute/Institute of Cultural Affairs for 15 years. He was involved in Quaker Education, The Interfaith Council of Bennington, Vermont and New England Society of Friends Committees. He enjoyed tennis, watching sports, friends and family.
Bain is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marjorie Hawes, sons Henry, Shawn and his wife Maria and grandson Ryan, Kirk and his wife Miriam, sister Dana along with several nephews and nieces.
Bain joined the order in the summer of 1966. He was assigned to the Academy that fall. When houses were begun, Bain was assigned as second prior with Rick Loudermilk to Oklahoma and then a couple months later was assigned to to Rockford where he worked in the local church experiment with churches in Wisconsin and Illinois. Later Bain and his family were assigned to Chicago where he began doing development where he developed a program to reach major donors until he and Marj left the Order in 1980.