Dr. Charles H. “Harry” McCambridge Jr., a retired Cockeysville dentist and marathoner, died Wednesday from complications of a stroke at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. He was 76.
The son of Charles H. McCambridge Sr., a Bethlehem Steel Corp. employee, and Margaret McCambridge, a homemaker, Charles Harry McCambridge Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised in Dundalk.
He graduated in 1958 from Loyola High School,
where he had played varsity lacrosse and football. He had been quarterback of the football team his junior and senior year, performing in the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowl game against rival Calvert Hall College High School.
After graduating in 1962 from what is now Loyola University Maryland, he received his degree in dentistry in 1966 from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
Dr. McCambridge, who was known as “Harry,” began his career as a dentist in Baltimore and for 41 years practiced at an office on Scott Adam Road in Cockeysville. He retired in 2007.
A longtime resident of Chadwick Road in Timonium, Dr. McCambridge was also a runner who completed more than 50 marathons. His favorites included the old Maryland Marathon, the new Baltimore Marathon and the Marine Corps Marathon.