Current Issue

June11, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 15

Memorials

Memorials by Name: Y

Donald Akira Yamada '50 *53

Don died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 5, 2004, in San Jose, Calif. He was a generous man who lived his life with dignity and honor.During World War II, Don and his sister...

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Elliott Yampell '55

Elliott Yampell, attorney by profession, jeweler by birth, was born May 22, 1933, in Philadelphia to Freda and Sam Yampell. He died Jan. 10, 2014, after more than 40...

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Xiaokai Yang *88

Xiaokai "Xiguang" Yang, chaired professor of economics at Monash University, died of lung cancer in Melbourne, Australia, July 7, 2004. He was 55.Xiaokai's extraordinary...

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Theodore Yankauer III '53

Tim, one of our successful Wall Street executives, died May 11, 2003, after a bout with brain cancer.Upon finishing Woodmere [N.Y.] HS, he began Princeton on Dickinson...

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Edward Madison Yard '36

Ed died Nov. 9, 1996, after a long illness. He prepared at Lawrenceville, and at Princeton he majored in mechanical engineering and was a member of Arbor Inn.For many...

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Ralph B. Yardley '40

Recently retired attorney Ralph Yardley died at his home in Yardley, Penn., June 21, 1995. "Yak" prepared at Shadyside Academy. At Princeton he was a member of Cottage...

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David L. Yarmush *59

Mathematics, July 28, 2004

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Eugene A. Yates Jr. '41

GENF. YATES died June 5, 1992, in Atlanta, Ga. Surviving him are his widow, the former Jane Henderson Alford; daughters Mrs. Ginger Morrison, Mrs. Margaret Jorgensen,...

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John C. Yates '40

John died at his home Aug. 28, 2008, surrounded by his family. He prepared at Mercersburg Academy and followed his father, John Yates 1901, to Princeton. He was on...

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Frederick J. Yeager *59

Frederick J. Yeager, a retired Army colonel who survived the Bataan Death March in 1942, died at home Feb. 20, 2009. He was 93. Yeager graduated from West Point in...

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Nelson Paul Yeardley '34

Nelson Yeardley, who taught mathematics at Thiel College in Greenville, Penn., for nearly 30 years, died Feb. 2, 1995. He had a heart attack while working on math...

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James M. Yeatts *49

James McKinney Yeatts, a prominent artist, art teacher, and architect from Roanoke, Va., died Aug. 12, 2005, of natural causes.Yeatts graduated from the University of...

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Henry Estile Yerkes III '48

Harry Yerkes died peacefully at home May 15, 2010. He was 83. A graduate of St. Benedict’s School in Newark, N.J., Harry served from 1944 to 1946 as a...

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Johnny Yeung '76

Johnny died Sept. 9, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand. Born Hong Kong and brought up Bangkok, Johnny prepped at Worcester Academy before coming to Princeton. He wrote...

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Lawson S. Yow Jr. '69

THE CLASS OF 1969 notes with sadness the death of Lawson S. Yow Jr. on May 18, 1992. After being with us for only the first part of our freshman year, Lawson served in...

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Orvis C. Yingling '40

Ying died Oct. 15, 2009, in Westport, Conn. In 1938, he transferred from Princeton, earning his degree from Westminster College. After Pearl Harbor, he volunteered in...

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James Gordon Gay Yocum '40

Gordie, formerly of Bryn Mawr, Pa., died of heart failure Sept. 30, 2004, at Riddle Village in Media, Pa.He graduated from Episcopal Academy in Merion and followed his...

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John Weldon York '46

John York died Sept. 5, 2007, following a long illness. He was educated at the Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia, the Buckley School in New York City, and St. George's...

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Donald Keith Yost '34

Don Yost, a retired Marine Corps brigadier general who in WWII became a fighter ace by downing seven Japanese Zeros in two days of dogfights over Guadalcanal, died Aug....

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George W. Young '52

George died Feb. 17, 2013. He came to the class from Salisbury, where he was later a trustee and headed the alumni association. At Princeton he majored in history and...

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Andrew B. Young '28

Andy died Aug. 14, 2003; he was 96.At Princeton he earned a bachelor's degree in economics and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from Harvard Law School in...

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Arthur M. Young '27

Arthur M. Young died of cancer May 30, 1995, at his home in Berkeley.He came to us from the Haverford School, won the Class of 1861 and Bulit prizes, and majored in...

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Gayle L. Young Jr. '39

Gayle died Aug. 5, 2010, in Cedar Grove, N.J. He was born in Weatherstone, Vt., the son of Gayle Young Sr. 1902. He came to us from the Lawrenceville School. At...

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George Cook Young '41

George died June 13, 2001, just one month to the day after the death of his wife, Fran.Arriving at Princeton via the Princeton Country Day School, Rumsey Hall School,...

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George W. Young '32

George Young died in Hartford, Conn., on June 16, 1999.He prepared at Exeter and entered Princeton in the fall of 1928.Following graduation he was employed by the New...

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George W. Young '32

George Young died in Hartford, Conn., June 16, 1999. He prepared for Princeton at Exeter. Following graduation, he was employed by the New York Life Insurance Co. for 10...

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Harold Godfrey Young '53

Harold died May 5, 2000, in his sleep while on a fishing trip in Colorado.Born in the British West Indies, Harold entered Princeton from I.E. Young H.S. He chose...

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Harrison H. Young Jr. '40

At our class 61st reunion with his family, including granddaughter Katherine A. Deringer '01, Harry was vigorous and upbeat, and ever appreciative of his Princeton...

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Henry Young III '53

With sorrow we report the death of Hank Young, who died June 22, 1996, at his home in Stockton, N.J. He was 69.Born in Morristown, N.J., July 22, 1926, Hank was the son...

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J. Conner Young '37

PERIPAITTIC NAVAL CAREER MAN, Capt. Conner Young (tied May 16, 1992, after two and a half years of multiinfarct dementia, leaving his wife. of 48 years, Biz (Lisbeth...

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Jeffrey A. Young '83

After a heart attack, Jay Young was suddenly called to eternal glory Feb. 12, 2012. At Princeton, he majored in economics, started at defensive end for the freshman...

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John Frederic Young '34

John, a resident of the Tryon-Columbus, N.C. area, died May 25. His engineering career ranged from furniture, jewel bearings, and gem stones to concrete building...

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Percy Sacret Young Jr. '28

Percy Young died Feb. 19, 1995, at his home in Gillette, N.J. He had suffered from cancer, and, although confined to his bed, successfully continued his work as class...

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Richard Edward Young '48

Dick Young died Aug. 3, 2006, at his home after a long illness. He had cancer of the larynx that was first diagonsed in the 1990s. Dick joined us by way of the...

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Richard D. Young '46

In our 25th-anniversary yearbook, describing the 20 years after he earned his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena in 1952, Dick Young said,...

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Steven C. Young '60

Steve died in Seattle April 20, 2014, from respiratory failure. Steve was born in Princeton and served as student administration chairman at Princeton High School,...

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Stuart Adams Young Jr. '41

Stu died Apr. 19, 2002, after a long illness. He prepared at Newark Academy and St. Paul's School. At Princeton, he majored in English with honors. Stu played freshman...

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T. Cuyler Young '56

Cuyler died Feb. 7, 2006, in Toronto, where he enjoyed a distinguished career, was honored as senior Fulbright fellow and fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and was...

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Thomas R. Young '37 *38

Thomas Young died Jan. 24, 2013, at his home in Stamford, Conn. Before Princeton, he graduated from Exeter Academy and Deerfield. At Princeton he majored in...

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Wilber Hurlbut Young Jr. '28

"Tex" Young, a geology consultant and petroleum engineer, died Aug. 8, 1996, in Wellsville, N.Y. He was born in Texas, hence the name, but was living in Montclair, N.J.,...

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William Clements Young '33

Bill Young died July 14, 1998, in Plymouth, Mass., near his home in Duxbury. Bill and his wife, Peggy, moved there from New Jersey to be near the family summer homes in...

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William Francis Young '30

Bill Young died unexpectedly on May 23, 1989, at his home in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, Calif. He and his wife, Gertrude, and their family lived in Ridgewood, N.J.,...

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William J. Young '49

Bill died March 14, 2010. He prepared at the Lawrenceville School, majored in English and American civilization at Princeton, and received a law degree from the...

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William Walter Young '61

Bill Young died on June 15, 2001, in Pescadero, Calif. Born in 1939, in Carbondale, Pa., Bill came to Princeton from Honesdale HS, where he was valedictorian. At...

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Lawson S. Yow '40

Hugh Richardson Jr. ’53, memorialist for 1953, and James Sibley ’41 of “Pops’” wife’s family sent us letters from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution praising Pops Yow, as...

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