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July16, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 16

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1960

Ronald E. Stoker '60

Ron died Feb. 3, 2005, after a three-year battle with primary amyloidosis and multiple myeloma. Born in Staten Island, N.Y., Ron prepared for...

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Charles J. Weisul Jr. '60

Chuck died Aug. 28, 2012, in Hillsborough, N.J., surrounded by family and friends, after a long, courageous battle with stomach cancer. Chuck was born in Norwood,...

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Raymond Alexander '60

IT IS HARD to accept that Ray has left us. He died Feb. 23, 1992, after a three-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. In January 1991, after surgery to remove...

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Ivan Allen III '60

IVAN ALLEN died in Franklin, Ga., on Sun., May 17, 1992. He was 53. Ivan was president of the Ivan Allen Co., and was an exceptionally distinguished community leader,...

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David John Anderson Jr. '60

DAVID ANDERSON took his life during the fall of 1985. Dave was born March 18, 1938, in Homestead, Penn., and prepared for Princeton at Turtle Creek H.S. At Princeton...

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John K. Archambault '60

John died peacefully Oct. 21, 2009, with his children, Patrick and Caroline, by his bedside. Born in Montreal to Katherine Kenehan Choquette and Bernard Archambault,...

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Robert T. Barrett '60

Bob died Oct. 28, 2010, after a battle with cancer. He was born in Wilmington, Del., and grew up in Delaware and New Jersey. At Princeton, Bob majored in economics, ran...

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Henry H. Beam '60

Henry Beam died of heart failure Dec. 21, 2006, at his home in Kalamazoo, Mich. Born in Detroit, he prepared at Cranbrook School, and at Princeton...

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Leland S. Berger '60

LEE BERGER died May 4, 1990, of injuries sustained when he jumped from a bridge into the Ausable Chasm. The suicide tragically ended Lee's courageous fiveyear battle...

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John Landis Blodgett '60

Jack died April 20, 2006, at his home in Newark, N.Y., after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Auburn, N.Y., and graduated from East High School, where he...

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William E. Bowers '60

Bill died of pancreatic cancer May 9, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. Born in Sunbury, Pa., Bill prepared for Princeton at Chatham (N.J.) High School. At Princeton, he...

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H. Philip Brandt II '60

Phil died of heart failure Nov. 3, 2012, Germany while on a Danube River cruise with his wife, Cindy, celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. Phil was born...

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Louis James Brangan '60

Jim died of colon cancer April 13, 2006. He was raised in Lansdowne, Pa., but spent most of his adult life in Franklin Lakes, N.J. At Princeton he majored in sociology...

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Richard S. Brennan '60

Dick Brennan died of sepsis Oct. 10, 2012, after a brief illness. He was born in St. Louis and attended Shorewood High School near Milwaukee, Wis., where he was...

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Ernest S. Burch '60

Ernie died of cancer Sept. 16, 2010, at home. Born in New Haven, Conn., the son of Elsie and the late Ernest S. Burch ’37, Ernie was 1937’s class son. He attended...

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Robert J. Chainski '60

BOB CHAINSM died by his own hand Jan. 9,1992. He was born in Chicago on Nov. 22, 1938, and spent much of his life there. He had three sisters, Mary, Margo ' and Vicki,...

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Edward C. Chamberlin '60

Ed Chamberlin died of a heart attack Aug. 9, 2003, in Randallstown, Md. Ed was born Jan. 25, 1939, in Jamaica, N.Y., the son of Eugene W. and Elizabeth Messer...

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Jack C. Childers Jr. '60

Jack died April 29, 2011, of cardiac arrest in suburban Baltimore. He had long battle with diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. Jack was native of Lexington, N.C.,...

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John Charles Coe '60

John Coe died Jan. 20, 2008, of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) in Baltimore, Md. He entered Princeton from St. Paul's School and majored in philosophy and English. After...

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William D. Cohen '60

Bill died Aug. 5, 2008, at his home in Englewood, N.J., after a long struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Born in Paterson, N.J., Bill attended William L....

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David Alton Conway '60 *67

David died March 25, 2005.He earned his bachelor's and doctoral degrees in philosophy from Princeton. As an undergraduate, he was a member of Tower Club and had 11...

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Nicholas Robert Cozzarelli '60

Nick died March 19, 2006, at home in Berkeley, Calif., from complications of treatment for Burkitt's lymphoma. He grew up in Jersey City, N.J., and came to Princeton...

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Jay R. Cullen '60

Jay was killed Jan. 14, 2004, while riding his bicycle on a training run close to his home in Dawsonville, Ga.Jay came to Princeton from Frankfort [Ky.] High School. He...

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Grant Richard Curtis '60

Grant died in Atlanta, on Sept. 27, 2002, of cancer, a week shy of his 64th birthday. Born in New Jersey, he came to Princeton from Jacksonville, Fla. He majored in...

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David Ernest Daum '60

Dave died of cancer Nov. 1, 2008, in San Juan Island, Wash. He was born July 31, 1939, in Pittsburgh and attended Shady Side Academy, where he was a member of the...

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James Ralph de Rocco '60

JIM DE ROCCO was born Aug. 24, 1937, in Bethlehem, Penn., and died Apr. 2, 1991, He was 53 years old. For the past fifteen years, Jim was a selfemployed real estate...

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Peter Jon De Vos '60

Pete died suddenly June 9, 2008, at his home in Grant-Valkaria, Fla., after a distinguished career in the Foreign Service. Pete was born in San Diego and came to...

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Michael V. Deporte '60

After a courageous battle with non-Hodgkins' lymphoma, Michael died at his home in Dover, N.H., Dec. 9, 2003. He was 64.He attended the Milne School in Albany, N.Y., and...

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Richard C. Deyo '60

Dick died of cancer Jan. 28, 2008, at his home in Short Hills, N.J. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., Dick came to Princeton from the Pingry School. He majored in art and...

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William S. Dietrich II '60

Bill died Oct. 6, 2011, in Pittsburgh from complications of gall bladder cancer. Bill was born May 13, 1938, in Conneaut Lake, Pa. At Princeton, he was a member of Elm...

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John Hart Ely '60

John, one of our most distinguished class members, died of cancer Oct. 25, 2003. He was 64.A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, John was dean of the...

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Peter O. Eralandsen '60

Peter died June 3, 2006, of a heart attack. Peter entered Princeton with the Class of 1958 after graduating from Andover and attending schools in Garden City, N.Y. A...

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Eric Macdonald Erskine '60

Mike died May 3, 2004, in Baltimore from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.Born in Denver, Mike came to Princeton from Evanston Township [Ill.] High School. Originally a...

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Douglass B. Forsyth '60

Doug died Jan. 26, 2008, in Baltimore of complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Baltimore and prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School for Boys in...

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Raymond M. Fox Jr. '60

Ray died April 3, 2011, at his home in Jacksonville, N.C., as he had wished — with his wife, Bonnie, and son Paul holding his hands. For several years, Ray had been in...

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Lewis A. Fretz '60

Lew Fretz died from cancer on Apr. 26, 1999. At the time of his death, Lew was a professor and senior lecturer in American politics and international relations at the U....

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Dana Michael Friedman '60

Dana died Dec. 27, 2007, after a one-year struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The only child of Dr. Sumner H. Friedman and Ruth Faitsch,...

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David C. Fuellhart '60

Dave died Oct. 3, 2010, in Havre de Grace, Md., after a long illness. Dave was born Oct. 6, 1928, the son of Ann Rose and William C. Fuellhart ’25. He prepped at...

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Clark Gesner '60

Clark died July 23, 2002, of a sudden heart attack. He was 64.Born in Augusta, Maine, Clark prepared for Princeton at Plainfield [N.J.] HS. At Princeton, he was a...

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Hart A. Goldsmith '60

Hart died Oct. 11, 2000, of cancer. He was 61. He graduated from the Allendale HS in Rochester, N.Y., and attended Princeton, leaving in his junior year to attend the U....

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John Graves '60 *69

John died in Fort Lauderdale Oct. 13, 2003, of complications from a heart attack.Born in NYC, John attended Collegiate School, where he was valedictorian, tennis...

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Arthur B. Griffin Jr. '60

Art died of kidney cancer Aug. 27, 2010, in Torrance, Calif. He born in Bridgeport, Conn., and graduated from Wooster School in Danbury, Conn. Art...

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James A. Guest '60

Jim Guest died of lung cancer Aug. 17, 2004, in Sarasota, Fla. Jim was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Manhasset, N.Y. He prepared for Princeton at Choate. At...

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Donald B. Hajec '60

Don died Aug. 6, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice in Haverhill, Mass., from complications related to Kennedy’s disease, from which he had suffered for more than 20...

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Perry E. Hall II '60

Perry died of leukemia July 30, 2011, in the company of his loving wife, Jeanne, and his children. Born in Short Hills, N.J., Perry graduated from Phillips...

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Gerald Scott Hammond '60

Gerald Hammond died of a brain tumor July 30, 2009, in Hamilton, Ohio. At Princeton, Gerry joined Cap and Gown Club, was national chairman of the Undergraduate Schools...

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Robert H. Hastings '60

Bob died of a heart attack July 2, 2002. He had a history of coronary disease.Bob attended South Kent [Conn.] School, and at Princeton majored in French and history,...

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John Hicks '60

JOHN HICKS DIED Feb. 22, 1991, just following his 52nd birthday Feb. 1. He was in the Univ. of Chicago hospital and had suffered a thyroid problem. The family has...

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Jackson Noyes Huddleston Jr. '60

Jack died of pancreatic cancer March 11, 2006, in his Seattle home, surrounded by his wife and two daughters. His preparatory schools were St. George's School in...

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George P. Hutchinson '60

George died instantly June 17, 2013, in a traffic accident near Kampala, Uganda, while he was on a mission trip. A resident of Gainesville, Ga., since 1987, he was the...

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Richard Felder Jacob '60

Dick died Sept. 26, 2005, from complications of stroke. He spent his childhood in Montgomery, Ala., where he attended Sidney Lanier High School. At Princeton he...

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Lawrence Jasper '60

Larry Jasper died peacefully at home in Clayton, Mo., Nov. 27, 2006, after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., Larry attended the Pingry...

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Gordon Jennings '60

Gordon Jennings of Midland, Va., died May 23, 1998, following a five-year struggle with leukemia.He graduated from the Wilmington Friends School and the Taft School,...

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Edward Carl Johnson '60

Ed died May 11, 2004, in Sarasota, Fla., after a brief illness.Ed graduated from Jackson [Mich.] High School, where he was state champion in debate and extemporaneous...

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Gilbert P. Johnson '60

Gil died Aug. 27, 2002, from an apparent heart attack. He was playing golf at the time.Born in Wilmington, N.C., he grew up in Lumberton, N.C., where he attended school...

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Theodore Whelden Johnson '60

Ted Johnson died Dec. 28, 1997. He was 59. He was at home in Manchester, N.H., where he had moved after a very active international business career working with Caltex...

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David Wickham Jones '60

David died after a short illness Nov. 8, 2008, in Bethesda, Md. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from Shaker Heights High School. At Princeton, he...

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Joseph Baker Knotts Jr. '60

Joe Knotts died of a heart attack Dec. 18, 2007, in Leesburg, Va. He lived in Purcellville, Va. Joe was born in Baltimore and prepared for Princeton at The Hill School....

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Peter R. Kaplan '60

Peter died March 6, 2006, after a long illness. He prepared for Princeton at Eastside High in Paterson, N.J., and at Andover, where he was president of the National...

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Thomas James Keating IV '60

Tom, of Centreville, Md., died May 31, 2003, of causes related to non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65.Tom came to Princeton from St. Andrew's School and earned a law degree...

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James G. Kreder '60

Jim died Feb. 20, 2010, of cardiopulmonary arrest with sepsis and pneumonia after being stricken on a cruise from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale. Jim was born in...

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Michael F. Lanham '60

Mike Lanham died May 13, 2008, of pulmonary effusion and kidney cancer. Born in Santa Monica, Calif., he was a resident of Santa Barbara. At Princeton, Mike was a...

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Richard J. Levine '60

Richard died April 14, 2011, in his home in Washington D.C., from complications of lymphoma. Richard came to Princeton from the Horace Mann School in New York City....

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Alan B. Levy '60

Alan died Oct. 21, 2011, after a heroic but brief struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Titusville, Pa., he graduated from high school there, where he had been...

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Robert D. Lewis '60

Bob died July 13, 2012, from complications of leukemia following surgery. He born in Pittsburgh and prepared for Princeton at Mount Lebanon High School, where he...

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Richard Louie '60

"DICK" LOUIE is gone. He came to us from Lakewood, Oh., and majored in economics, joining Quadrangle Club and later, Wilson Lodge, and he roomed with Bob Tellander. On...

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Stuart T. Lyon '60

Tom died March 25, 2012, of Alzheimer’s disease at Olde Knox Commons near his home in Mooresville, N.C. Born in Morristown, N.J., Tom prepared at Morristown High...

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Clifton H.W. Maloney '60

Cliff died in his sleep Sept. 25, 2009, on Cho Oyu mountain, located on the border between Nepal and China, after becoming the oldest American ever to reach the...

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Gary W. Martin '60

Gary Martin died on Nov. 25, 2000. At Princeton Gary majored Germanic languages and participated the Chapel choir, marching band, Glee Club, orchestra, and later...

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John R. Martin '60

John died Nov. 21, 2002. At Princeton, he majored in politics, was on the Undergraduate Council, worked in the Campus Fund Drive and the SCA, and was a member of Orange...

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Henry Raymond Hamilton Mcallen '60

Henry died Dec. 7, 2007, from complications following cancer surgery. He resided in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Henry was born in Chicago and prepared for Princeton at...

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Alan Mccarthy '60

When Peter Williamson called to announce that Al McCarthy had died, he said, "there's been a death in the family." And indeed there has. Al's death was an apparent...

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Wallace Stuart McCloy Jr. '60

Stu died peacefully Dec. 15, 2008, in his beloved hometown of Memphis. The cause of death was a heart attack. Stu came to Princeton from Episcopal High School in...

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Alan Stewart McDowell '60

Alan died June 16, 2006, at his home in Wayzata, Minn., after a long battle with prostate cancer. Alan came to Princeton from Hackley School. He was a member of Cottage...

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Alan Stewart McDowell '60

Alan died June 16, 2006, at his home in Wayzata, Minn., after a long battle with prostate cancer. Alan came to Princeton from Hackley School. He was a member of Cottage...

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Malcolm Edgar Meistrell Jr. '60

Malcolm died Oct. 14, 2008, from complications of heart disease. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and attended Phillips Academy, Andover, for two years. At Princeton, he...

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Jehu Stokley Merry '60

Hugh died Jan. 9, 2003, in Pensacola, Fla., after a long bout with leukemia. Hugh was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and attended Murphy High School in Mobile, Ala., where...

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Lee M. Miller '60

Lee died of heart failure Jan. 31, 2011, at his home in East Syracuse, N.Y. Born and raised in Trenton, N.J., Lee attended the Peddie School, where he participated in...

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Todd C. Miller '60

Todd died Oct. 29, 2010, of lung cancer. He prepared for Princeton at the Blake School in Hopkins, Minn., where he played hockey and ran track. A premed student at...

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Robert E. Milling '60

After a courageous nine-month battle with cancer, Bob died peacefully at home Aug. 6, 2010. A lifelong New Orleanian, Bob was born on May 4, 1938, and was raised in...

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John Tettemer O'Neill Jr. '60

Jack, a longtime Princeton resident, died suddenly of a heart attack April 5, 2006, at his winter home in Key Biscayne, Fla. He was born in Bethlehem, Pa., and at...

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Heinz Rudolf Pagels '60

DR. HEINZ PAGELS died on July 24, 1988, in a mountaineering accident at Pyramid Peak, Colo., while attending the summer session of the Aspen Center for Physics, which...

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Robert W. Paterson '60

Bob died Aug. 15, 2002, after a struggle with cancer. At Princeton, Bob was a member of Dial Lodge, Naval ROTC, and graduated summa cum laude in mechanical...

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Timothy A. Patrick '60

Our beloved Timothy and his wife, Sandra, were killed in their private plane on Jan. 25, 2002. Tim had radioed the tower that he had a problem of icing on his wings.Tim...

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Edward Wardwell Pell '60

Eddy died Jan. 6, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. He grew up in Philadelphia and came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he was a member...

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Robin Herndon Prince '60

Robin died Sept. 14, 2004, of complications from cancer.Born in Washington, D.C., he graduated from the Landon School in Chevy Chase, Md., where he played varsity...

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Peter H. Prugh '60

Pete died Oct. 10, 2011, in Des Moines of a heart attack after suffering cancer of the esophagus, a failed gall bladder, and a broken shoulder. Coming to Princeton from...

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David M. Ransom '60

David Ransom's heart stopped Dec. 4, 2003, at a time when his life was filled with great happiness.After 32 years of achievements in the Foreign Service, mostly in...

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James R. Renick '60

Jim got his “big promotion,” as he called it, Oct. 3, 2010, in Lancaster County, Pa., after a valiant 12-year struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Jim came to Princeton...

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Nicholas Andrew Rey '60

Nick died of lung cancer Jan. 14, 2009, at his home in Washington, D.C. Born in Poland, he fled with his parents Sept. 5, 1939, four days after German forces invaded...

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David Paul Rinker '60

DAVID PAUL RINKER is gone. Although "The song is ended, but the melody lingers on" belongs to the Tigertones, and "Rinks" was a Nassoon, it applies to Dave. The...

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Paul Vanderbilt Roberts '60

Paul died of leukemia Feb. 12, 2006, at his home in Cupertino, Calif. He was born in Washington, D.C., and attended high school in Wyomissing, Pa. At Princeton, Paul...

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Brinton Page Roberts '60

BRINT ROBERTS was killed on July 7, 1989, when the safari vehicle in which he was riding in the Kalahari Desert overturned near Runtu, Namibia.Born in N.Y.C. on May 14,...

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Paul Robert Gray Sackett '60

Paul died March 17, 2008. He resided in Stamford, N.Y., at the time of his death. Paul came to Princeton from the Choate School. He left Princeton and completed his...

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Stephen Slaton Scheidt '60

Stephen died of prostate cancer Aug. 7, 2007, surrounded by his family on Whidbey Island, Wash. He prepared for Princeton at Forest Hills (N.Y.) High School, where he...

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Joseph Melville See Jr. '60

On March 19, 2000, Mel See died in Arizona. He was 62.At Princeton, he majored in geology and joined Tiger Inn. He also played varsity 150 lb. football and was a varsity...

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David Moist Serotkin '60

DAVID MOIST SEROTKIN, at the age of 54, died Jan. 11, 1993, at his home in Mason, Mich. He is survived by a son, David; his mother, Dorothea; two sisters, Nancy and...

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Stanley H. Shaughnessy '60

Stan, of St. Michaels, Md., died Sept. 4, 2004, after battling brain cancer for nearly a year.Known to his classmates as "Shag," he came to Princeton from Tarrytown,...

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Crompton Smith Jr. '60

Tommy Smith died March 5, 2013, at his home in Upperco, Md., due to complications from a 2001 riding accident that left him quadriplegic. Tommy was born in...

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Bruce G. Soden '60

Bruce died Feb. 10, 2013, from sudden cardiac arrest while on vacation in Cancun, Mexico. Bruce grew up in Lake Placid, N. Y., and prepped at Lawrenceville. He...

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Willard Allen Speakman III '60

Bill died of pancreatic cancer April 11, 2006, in Antigua, British West Indies. He prepared for Princeton at Westminster School and was vice president of Elm Club,...

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Samuel Martin Sperling '60

Martin died Oct. 14, 2003, after a courageous struggle with a rare form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Throughout his life, he was careful about his health and diet, and...

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Carroll Sprigg '60

Carroll was born Nov. 8, 1938, in Dayton, Ohio, to John Sprigg, and Jeanette Emmons Sprigg. He had a younger sister, Louise, and an older brother, Joseph. Carroll...

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Richard G. Stokinger '60

Rick Stokinger died Feb. 5, 1988. He prepared at Milton Academy where he had been a prefect and played on the football, wrestling, and baseball teams. At Princeton Rick...

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Richard B. Stothers '60

Richard died of a heart attack June 28, 2011. at his home in New York City. Raised in New York, Richard graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, where he was a member of...

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Robert Hackworth Swope '60

Bob Swope died of lung cancer Oct. 29, 2006, at his home in Annapolis, Md. A native of the District of Columbia, Bob came to Princeton from St. Alban’s School. He...

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Daniel J. Tobin '60

Dan died Dec. 19, 2007, at his home in La Mesa, Calif., after courageously facing the effects of a 1997 stroke and Parkinson's disease with gentle determination and a...

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John D. Wharton '60

John died quietly and gently Nov. 9, 2009, in Bartlett, N.H., in the company of his sons, David, Josh, and Tom, two weeks after being diagnosed with advanced esophageal...

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Robert C. Williams '60

Bob Williams died peacefully of cancer Sept. 27, 2006, at his home in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Born in Pittsburgh, he attended Mount Lebanon public schools...

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Peter J. Woodrow '60 *65

Peter Jay Woodrow, 56, of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, died Feb. 7, 1996, in Newport Beach, Calif.Born in Philadelphia, he had spent his childhood in Princeton. He...

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Baxter Hart Wrightson '60

Baxter died March 13, 2005.Born in Los Angeles, Baxter was raised in Darien, Conn., and graduated from The Hotchkiss School. Following college, he served as an Army...

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Robert Pogue Ziegler '60

Bob died Oct. 10, 2003, from congestive heart failure, the result of emphysema. He was born in Cincinnati and served in the Army before becoming a rancher in...

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