AWENDAW, S.C. – Thomas Eugene Drew III, 70, died peacefully Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at his residence. He was born in Walterboro, S.C., son of the late Alice McTeer and Thomas Eugene Drew Jr. He attended Clemson University and served in the U.S. Navy. He loved and worked on the farm, Driftwood, with his wife of 46 years, Susan Lyman Drew. He pursued preservation of wildlife and conservation of the pristine South Carolina low country environment that was his lifelong home. Gene is survived by his wife, Sue Drew of Awendaw, S.C., and Brooklin; and his brother, Samuel Edwin Drew of Humble, Texas. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in his honor to Friend Memorial Library, P.O. Box 57, Brooklin, ME 04616 or SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605.