After politics, Alexander was a legislative consultant for environmental firms. He also used his experience on Beacon Hill to lecture on politics at Yale, Tufts and the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
He served on the Marblehead Planning Board, the Marblehead Conservancy and the Shore Country Day School board of trustees.
“He was a wonderful man,” Luce said. “A joy to be around. He was always positive and happy and fun. He was passionate about the things he cared about, but he was always willing to listen to opposing points of view.”