Andrew Erskine Hoyt, 57, of Benton Falls, Maine died unexpectedly of heart failure at his home Saturday, February 26, 2011 leaving his wife, Chrystine and daughter, Gabrielle. He was born on December 15, 1953 in Mt. Kisco, New York and was the beloved son of Alison Erskine Farrar of Lyme, New Hampshire and Coleman Williams Hoyt of Bridgewater, Vermont. He also leaves two brothers, Coleman Williams Hoyt Jr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Steven Tecumseh Hoyt of South Salem, New York as well as four nieces and nephews. He was a graduate of John Jay High School in Katonah, New York and attended Franklin Pierce College. He enlisted in the Navy from Alaska and after winning the highest honor of his basic training battalion in San Diego was granted his wish for medical training. He served as a corpsman with the Marines in Korea and Okinawa and later became a plankowner and the rescue helicopter corpsman of the attack carrier USS Nassau LHA 4. In recent years he took on the responsibility of organizing the reunions of all former Nassau shipmates and crews. His final Navy service brought him to northern Maine where he became the medic at the Navy SEAR (Search, Escape, and Rescue) School, which trained Navy and Marine pilots during the cold war and where he met his wife, Chrystine who also served in that Naval School. He was later employed by Timberpeg in Claremont, New Hampshire, becoming their West Coast regional sales manager before moving back to Maine. A skilled woodworker specializing in building miniature scale models of churches and houses, he was a talented designer of computer home pages for many clients. Private family burial services will be held in the spring.