Co-Founder of College of the Atlantic Passes 

James Gower was a priest, a peace activist and co-founder of a local college.He died Monday in Bar Harbor.In the late-sixties, he teamed up with businessman and former high school classmate Les Brewer to form what became the College of the Atlantic, which held its first classes in 1972.A celebration of life will be held in June at the Holy Redeemer Church, followed by a reception at the college.The Reverend James Gower was 90.