Current Issue

Feb. 11, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 8

Memorials

Memorials by Name: O

Alexander Hay O Neal Jr. '42

Alex died Mar. 4, 2001, after a long illness, in St. Davids, Pa., his home for most of his life. A Philadelphia native, he practiced family medicine in St. Davids...

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John E. O'Brien *66

John O’Brien, former general counsel of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), died Oct. 24, 2012. He was 80. O’Brien graduated from Niagara...

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Robert G. O'Brien '46

Bob O’Brien died Jan. 22, 2006, in Louisville, Ky. Bob, who also known as “Obie,” entered Princeton in 1942 and joined the Army Air Corps shortly thereafter. He...

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William O'Brien III '55

In July 2010, after being in remission from leukemia for 22 years, Bill, believing that he had pulled a back muscle, canceled his golf game. A scan and blood tests...

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John Roderic O'Connor '55 *71

Roddy O’Connor — scholar, bon vivant, raconteur — was born in New York City Nov. 14, 1933, and died Jan. 13, 2014, in France. A Deerfield graduate, Roddy majored in...

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Richard Walsh O'Connor '45

Dick O'Connor died Oct. 22, 2006. Dick entered Princeton from Portsmouth Priory. He rowed on the freshman crew and waited on tables at Commons. Although he did not...

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Clarence R. O'Crowley Jr. '48

Clarence died Christmas Day 2013 in Vernon, Conn., the family home for more than 50 years. He was 87. Clarence was born in Newark, N.J., and graduated from Newark...

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Robert M. O'Dear Jr. '59

Bob died April 7, 2010, at home in Chattanooga, Tenn. Bob came to Princeton from University High School in Lexington, Ky. He joined Quadrangle Club but left at the end...

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William Sean O'Donoghue '66

William Sean O’Donoghue ’66 Sean O’Donoghue died peacefully Oct. 3, 2013, from the effects of cancer. Born in New York City, Sean grew up in Bedford, N.Y. He graduated ...

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Donald James O'Hare '48

Don O’Hare died peacefully July 25, 2007, in the presence of his loving family. He would have been 81 on July 28. Don graduated from Kingswood School in West Hartford,...

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C. Roderick O'Neil '53

Rory died July 28, 2012, of complications of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) at Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital. At Princeton Rory roomed with Cap and Gown clubmates Bruce Arnold,...

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Eugene F. O'Neil '49

Eugene “Gib” O’Neil died Nov. 25, 2009.   Gib served as a naval aviator in World War II prior to entering Princeton. He majored in economics, was president of the...

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James F. O'Neill '48

Jim O’Neill was an ophthalmologist who practiced for 30 years in St. Petersburg, Fla. He died June 11, 2013, at age 86. He was born in Savannah, Ga., graduated from...

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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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John B. O'Sullivan '65

When John O’Sullivan died in his sleep of a heart attack April 23, 2010, just before our 45th reunion, which he planned to attend, we lost one of our blithest...

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Myoung Joon Oak *82

MYOUNG JOON OAK died suddenly of a heart attack Nov. 17, 1992, in Seoul, at the age of 45. Prof. Oak, born in Korea on Oct. 27, 1947, graduated from Seoul National Univ....

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John Bertram Oakes '34

John, who as editor of the editorial page of the NY Times from 1961-76 held one of the most prestigious positions in journalism, died Apr. 5, 2001, following a stroke...

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Roderick S. Oakley Jr. '59

Rick died of lung cancer at his home in Natick, Mass., on Aug. 4, 2001.Born in NYC, Rick attended Kent School. He entered Princeton preceded by two generations of...

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James Franklin Oates III '51

Jim died of prostate cancer April 19, 2005, in Richmond, Va. He was the son of James F. Oates '21.A graduate of Phillips Exeter, he was biology major at Princeton and...

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Gustavus Ober III '40

Gus, a resident of Rye Brook, N.Y., died Apr. 18, 2002, and was interred in his native Baltimore.He prepared at St. Paul's School, graduating cum laude. At Princeton he...

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P. David Ober '59

Dave died Nov. 20, 2006, after a long struggle with colon cancer. Known to many of us as “Obes,” Dave prepped at South Kent (Conn.) School, where he was class president....

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Richard F. Ober '37

Dick Ober died April 13, 2013, in Baltimore, where he lived all his life. At the time of his death he was living at Blakehurst, a retirement community. Dick...

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Reece B. Oberteuffer '17

REECE OBERTEUFFER died at Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., on Apr. 23, 1990, after short illness. He was born in Detroit It on Sept. 26,1893, and lived in or near Detroit...

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Paul Frederick Obrecht '51

Fred was born May 29, 1929, in Baltimore to Fan Otis and George Frederic Obrecht. A 1947 graduate of Gilman School, he roomed at Princeton with Charlie Albert, Cheddy...

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Darcy Obrien '61

Darcy O'Brien, an awardwinning author and professor of literature, died of a heart attack Mar. 2, 1998, at his home in Tulsa, Okla. Born in 1939 to film stars George...

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Henry Xavier Obrien Jr. '54

Henry "X" O'Brien died of a heart attack Dec. 9, 1996, in Cleveland, Ohio, where he had lived for the past year. A graduate of Shady Side Academy in his hometown of...

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Louis Wilbur Ochs Jr. '45

Lou died of cancer on Nov. 10, 2000, in Memphis. Lou entered Princeton from St. Louis Country Day School and was active in many sports and other extracurricular...

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Robert Carr Ochsner '61

Bob Ochsner died Jan. 24, 1999, of a heart attack, at his home in Cherry Hill, N.J. His ashes were interred at the Princeton Cemetery on Witherspoon St. on Friday of...

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Charles D. Oconnor '48

Charles O'Connor died July 25, 1995. He was a resident of Darien, Conn.Chuck spent his professional career in the petroleum industry. He was employed by Standard Oil Co....

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Eugene Burke Oconnor '36

GENE DIED Sept. 1, 1992, in Buffalo, N.Y.At Princeton, he majored in philosophy, played polo, sang in the university choir, and was a member of Triangle and Colonial...

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Eugene Franklin Oconnor III '37

Gene died Feb. 10, 2002, in Charlottesville, Va. He prepared at Choate and at Princeton majored in English.Gene wrote in our 50th-reunion book, "Less than a month after...

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F. Donald Oconnor '46

Don "Oke" O'Connor died at his Princeton home Apr. 24, 1998, after great pain and being bed-ridden for almost three years. He prepared at The Peddie School and roomed...

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Joseph Patrick Oconnor '49

WHEN JOE O'CONNOR died Aug. 23, 1991, following emergency bypass surgery, the Class lost one of its most buoyant spirits. How he remained that way, through a life...

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Robert E. Oconnor '57

Bob died Nov. 9, 2005.He graduated from The Hill School before entering Princeton, where he majored in chemistry, joined Tower Club, and played tennis and squash,...

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Edward N. Odell '37

Ed Odell died Aug. 24, 1996, after a brief illness. Survivors include Mary, his wife of 52 years, daughters Barbara, Deborah, and Kathleen, son Lawrence, and a...

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I. Gordon Odell '44

Gordy died Aug. 15, 2013, in Aliso Viejo, Calif. Raised in Winnetka, Ill., he prepared at the Berkshire School, where he was class president. At Princeton he roomed with...

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Walter Tompkins Odell '49

Tom died on Aug. 26, 1999, in Worcester, Mass., not far from his home in Shrewsbury. He was 71. He was raised in Tomkins Cove, N.Y., and came to Princeton from Woodbury...

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George F. Odland '44

George Odland died in Seattle, Nov. 21, 1997, from complications of a stroke. He was 75. He came to us from Lakeside School in Seattle and for two years roomed with Don...

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Charles Oechler '30

Charles "Fish" Oechler died Apr. 29, 1998. Born in NYC July 15, 1909, he came to Princeton from Lawrenceville and was a member of Charter. After Princeton, he attended...

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Henry John Oechler '33

Hank Oechler died Nov. 12, 1996, at New York Hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage. He had suffered a stroke 10 days before. He was 84.Hank lived in Woodhaven, N.Y., and...

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William F. Oechler '37

German professor, naval commander, and investment man Bill Oechler died Apr. 3, 2000. His wife, Helen, predeceased him, but he leaves a daughter, Susan Katherine...

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William Von H. Oehsen Jr. '56

For the last 14 years, as "Von O" spent his days locked in a body that would not obey his commands, the staff, his family, and visitors who saw him at the Parker...

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Edward C. Oeisner '37

SQUASH RACQUETS champion and shipping expert Ed OeIsner died April 2, 1990, in North Palm Beach of leukemia, leaving his wife of 50 years, the former Hope Bryan sons...

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Rev. P.H. Sunny Oey *60

Religion, Mar. 18, 2003

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Clifford Off Jr. '41

Cliff died Jan. 28, 2000. Cliff came to Princeton from The Gunnery. He majored in geology, was on The Tiger business board, and joined Cottage Club. He roomed alone the...

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Frank B. Off Jr. '26

FRANK OFF, who was well known among professional growers of orchids, died on Sept. 3, 1989, at his home in Somers Point, N.J. He prepared at Haverford School, was a...

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Roger Lansing Offen '38 *38

Roger died Nov. 23, 2005, in Atlantic Beach, Fla., a victim of pneumonia. He was a native of Stamford, Conn., and attended the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he...

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Paul Offner *70

Paul Offner, an expert on health care, died of cancer April 20, 2004, in Washington, D.C. He was 61.Born in Vermont and raised in Italy, Paul went to Amherst. At...

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Hugh Bell Ogburn '45 *55

Hugh Ogburn died Oct. 23, 2007, at his home in Honolulu. Hugh entered Princeton from Westville (N.J.) High School and joined Dial Lodge. Accelerating...

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Mahlon Dickerson Ogden Jr. '29

Mahlon died July 16, 1994, in his home city of Little Rock. He prepared at Culver and Lawrenceville. At Princeton, he roomed with Bill Ballenger, and was in Key & Seal....

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Charles Stanley Ogilvy *39

Mathematics, June 21, 2000

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Stephen Hunter Ogilvy '39

Steve died June 16, 2005, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident during his return to Westport, Conn., from Vermont, where he had been playing in a...

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Patrick Ohern '69

Patrick O'Hern was treasurer of the Class of 1969 when he died Apr. 12, 2003. He was born Feb. 11, 1947, in Iowa.By virtue of a paperboy scholarship he wended his way...

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George L. Ohrstrom Jr. '50

George died of pneumonia Oct. 6, 2005, at his home in The Plains, Va.He graduated from St. Paul's and was recognized as a major benefactor of the school when a new...

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Ricard R. Ohrstrom '44

Ric died of a heart attack Feb. 22, 1995, after heart surgery at a clinic in Honolulu. He was 72. He had lived in The Plains, Va. and also had homes on the Kona Coast of...

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John Beverley Oke *53

J. Beverley Oke, brilliant builder of astronomical instruments, died March 2, 2004, at his home in Victoria, British Columbia. He was 75. The cause was heart...

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James P. Okie Jr. '64

The class lost a dynamic, stalwart, and convivial member when Jim Okie died Dec. 27, 2011, at an Alzheimer’s facility in Avon, Conn. His wife, Rowena, and two children,...

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James Platt Okie '33

Platt died Jan. 15, 2002, after a stroke, at Avon Health Center, in Connecticut. He was 91.Prior to moving to Avon, Platt had lived for 40 years in Wakefield, R.I. After...

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Packard L. Okie '39

Pack died Oct. 4, 2010, in San Clemente, Calif. His funeral was at St. Clement’s by-the-Sea, which he served from 1982 to 2008 as pastoral-care assistant. The parish...

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Richardson Brognard Okie '29

Dick died May 1, 1996, at his home in Dellwood, Minn. He prepared at St. Paul Academy and at Princeton was in Arbor Inn and roomed with Clif Read.He started work with US...

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Charles K. Okstein '66

We lost Charlie to kidney disease March 25, 2006, in Phoenix, Ariz. He was 61.Charlie was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Milton High. At Princeton he...

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Alfred Vansantvoord Olcott '44

WHEN VAN OLCOTT died on Jan. 17, our Class lost one of its most devoted members who came from a long line of loyal Princetonians, including his father and two uncles.Van...

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Charles E. Oleson '70

Chuck died unexpectedly Nov. 5, 2012. Chuck came from Western Pennsylvania and returned there after graduation. An English major, he taught secondary school and...

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David Olfe '55

David Olfe — an amazing man with a huge heart, and a generous, kind, patient, loving, devoted husband, father, stepfather, and “Opa” (as he was known by his...

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Franklin D Olier Jr. '33

Frank was born Feb. 1, 1911. He died Jan. 28, 2000, of congestive heart failure. He was 88. Frank dropped out of Princeton after sophomore year to go to work. Frank...

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S. Parker Oliphant '49

Parker died Jan. 15, 2001, in Washington, DC of myelodisplastic syndrome. He was 73. He prepared for Princeton at St. Albans School and at Princeton he received a BSE in...

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Robert W. Oliver *57

Robert Warner Oliver, economist and teacher, died July 17, 1998, of a heart attack at his home in Pasadena, Calif. He served in the Navy during WWII, and earned a...

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Rowland Grant Oliver '25

BILL OLIVER was born a Canadian Aug. 22,1902, in Victoria, B.C. and grew up in Montclair, NJ. He attended the Hill School. At Princeton, he was on the soccer team,...

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Paul Smith Olmstead '19

PAUL OLMSTEAD was born in Wilton, Conn., in 1898 and in 1970 he retired to Winter Park, Fla., where he died June 14, 1993.By his own description, Paul was an engineering...

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Paul V. Olowacz '80

Paul died Dec. 22, 2000. He graduated from Montclair Kimberly Academy and came to Princeton in 1975. He was a well-loved fixture at Princeton Inn College, renowned for...

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Howard Olson '65

Howard died of liver cancer on Jan. 22, 1997, while awaiting treatment at the U. of Chicago Hospital.After Princeton he attended Georgia Tech on a Callaway Foundation...

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Roy C. Olson Jr. '57

Roy "Ole" Olson died Sept. 3, 1998, at his home in Beaufort, S.C., after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Jackson Heights, Long Island, and graduated from...

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Joseph Wallace Oman '32

WALLY OMAN died peacefully, after a stroke, on Nov. 18, 1992, at his home in Berkeley, Calif.After graduation from Princeton, Wally took courses in accounting and became...

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William Morse Oman '34

Bill Oman, who devoted most of his life to book publishing, died in Needham, Mass., March 19, 2009. He was 97.   His early career was interrupted by World War II when he...

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Donald G. Omeara '35

Don O'Meara died of cancer his sleep Sept. 9, 1995. Don was an active and popular member of our class, and those he leaves behind will miss him greatly.Don was born...

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Henry Onderdonk '49

Hank died Aug. 17, 2001, while backpacking in the Sierra. He was 73. He prepared for Princeton at St. James School. He was a member of Key and Seal Club and majored in...

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Edward Oneil '31

EDDIE O'NEIL died Oct. 3, 1993, in Sewickley and his widow, Lydia, died Oct. 5. Eddie came to Princeton from Andover. At Princeton, he was on the freshman football team....

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Horton Oneil '30

Horton O'Neil died Apr. 9, 1997, in Greenwich, Conn. Before entering Princeton he spent two years excavating Roman and Carthaginian ruins at Tunis in North Africa. After...

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James Day Oneill '42

Jim O'Neill died Oct. 9, 1995, in Rye, N.Y. He retired in 1985 from the Hospital for Special Surgery, in NYC, where he had served for many years as CFO.Jim attended...

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George Marcellus Onken '36

George died July 21, 2005. He was 92.A graduate of Brooklyn Friends School, he majored in economics at Princeton and was a member of Elm Club. He served as a lieutenant...

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John Loran Ooley III '77

John died Aug. 1, 1998, in Oklahoma City, of pancreatic cancer. He attended Princeton for only our first semester, but those who knew him remember his remarkable...

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Scott Opler '78

SCOTT OPLER died of complications from AIDS at Harvard's Stillman Infirmary July 7, 1993. Scott was a Ph.D. candidate in 15th and 16thcentury Italian Renaissance...

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Jack H. Oppenheimer '49

Jack died April 16, 2006, after a long illness. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at East Orange (N.J.) High School and majored in biology, graduating with honors....

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Yvonne Guzman Opsahl '76

On Sept. 4, 2006, Guz finally lost, to cancer, the health battles she had been fighting since 1978. Guz came to Princeton from Perth Amboy (N.J.) High School. She...

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John Peter Ora Jr. '53

John, whom we fondly called Jay, died Dec. 28, 1995, of cancer, in Lynchburg, Tenn.Born in Oak Park, Ill., Jay prepared at Choate. He was a football manager his freshman...

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G. Bradley Orbesen '55

BRAD ORBESEN DIED of cancer of the esophagus Dec. 5, 1990. Brad graduated from Maumee valley Country Day School in Toledo, Oh. At Princeton, Brad was a member of...

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John Ordway '31

WITH THE DEATH of our classmate John Ordway on Apr. 17, 1991, after an extended illness, Princeton and 1931 lost an alumnus who truly exemplified Woodrow Wilson's...

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Nicolas A. Oreamuno '50

Nick, whose father had once been vice president of Costa Rica, died Feb. 1, 2011, in that country. He came to Princeton from Liceo de Costa Rica and the Hun School....

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Michael Anthony Orlando '53

Mike, who died of cancer Dec. 26, 2000, had deep roots in Camden County, N.J., where he was born and died. He had lived in the town of Westmont for 40 years. Entering...

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Alexander Robertson Ormond '38

Sandy died Apr. 6, 2004, at the La Posada Health Care Center in Green Valley, Ariz., after a long battle with renal disease.He was the son of Archie H. Ormond 1908 and...

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William John Orndorff '42

Bill died May 27, 2000, at Hanover (PA) Hospital, following a career in foreign service. An avid traveler, he made many trips during the past 20 years to countries in...

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Arthur Toby Orr V '43

Toby died April 22, 2003, in Ennis, Mont., at age 82.Following his 1939 graduation from St. Paul's School, he went on to major in political science at the Woodrow Wilson...

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Daniel Orr *60

Daniel Orr, retired professor of economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, died at home June 6, 2012, at the age of 79. Orr graduated from Oberlin in...

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Donald K. Orr '54

Class officers were sorry to learn recently of the death of Donald K. Orr, Sept. 24, 2004. He prepared for Princeton at Granite City High School, and while at the...

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Donald K. Orr '54

Class officers were sorry to learn recently of the death of Donald K. Orr, Sept. 24, 2004. He prepared for Princeton at Granite City High School, and while at the...

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Montgomery Meigs Orr '33

Monty Orr died at his home in Santa Fe on Jan. 16, 2000. was 88. Monty was born in the American Embassy in Rio de Janeiro and grew up in Paris and St. Charles, Ill....

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Richard K. Orr '52

Dick died Nov. 25, 2013. International oilman and friend of parolees, he came to Princeton from Blair Academy, majored in history, and joined Elm. He left sophomore...

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William Campbell Orr '42

William C. Orr, a chemist and university administrator, died Jan. 16, 2009, of a head injury in Hartford, Conn. Bill prepped at the John Burroughs School in St. Louis....

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William Howell Orr Jr. '37

Bill died on Nov. 8, 2001, in Westfield, N.J., where he had lived his entire life. He was 86. He came to Princeton from Loomis. His business life was spent in insurance...

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Steven A. Orszag *66

Steven Orszag, the eminent applied and computational mathematician and the Percey F. Smith Professor of Mathematics at Yale, died May 1, 2011, of chronic lymphocytic...

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Frederick Osann Jr. '39

Fred died of a heart attack while in recovery following surgery in Detroit on Sept. 4, 1996. He had retired in 1978 as v.p., manufacturing of the Chrysler Corp., where...

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Richard Osann '43

Dick died Oct. 17, 1998, in Naples, Fla. He was 77.A native of Riverside, Conn., he commuted to NYC for many years to work in printing, graphic arts, and other allied...

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Zenro Osawa '57

Zenro Osawa died Oct. 10, 1998, of stomach cancer at his home in Tokyo.After graduating from high school in Japan and spending two years at Lawrenceville polishing his...

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Robert Osborn Jr. '44 *48

BOB OSBORN died June 5, 1992, following a yearlong illness. His wife, Patricia jean Norman, preceded him in death in May 1987. He is survived by one son, Robert Wade....

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William Henry Osborn Jr. '42

BILL DIED Sept. 15, 1993, at his home in Locust Valley, N.Y. Having spent his entire business career in the securities field, he had retired as managing director of...

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Elizabeth Gibby Osborne '50

Lib/Liz/E. J. died Jan. 20, 2004. She was a six-year cancer survivor, and her host of friends marveled at her positive spirit and energy.A 1952 graduate of Goucher...

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Ralph D. Osborne Jr. '35

RALPH WILL be keenly and widely missed. Foremost among his many Princeton friends were his five roommates, but they also included his Cottage Club colleagues and his...

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Peter Van Osdol '54

Pete died in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., June 12, 1997, after a fouryear battle with cancer.Pete came to Princeton from Grosse Pointe H.S. He was a member of Elm Club...

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Allan Roy Oseroff '64

Allan Oseroff, who gained international renown as a researcher and clinician in dermatology, died of biliary cancer Oct. 16, 2008. He was 65 and had lived for many years...

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Alfred M. Osgood '37

Law specialist in federal excise taxes, war department counterintelligence expert, and avid sailor Al Osgood died of congestive heart failure Apr. 29. His wife, Betty,...

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Randall Paine Osgood '72

RANDY DIED on Jan. 7, 1992, after a long and courageous fight against a cancerlike disease, for which he had been receiving chemotherapy since 1972.Randy was born in...

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Muhammad F.M. Osman *76

Fathi Osman, whom The New York Times described as “an influential scholar who articulated a liberal version of Islam,” died Sept. 11, 2010, of congestive heart failure....

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Suydam Osterhout '47

Syd, who had a distinguished career in medicine, died Sept. 14, 2011, after a long illness. He matriculated at Princeton in 1943 and joined the V-12 program, but in 1945...

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Waldemar G. Ostermann '55

Waldemar Ostermann, born June 15, 1933, in Lodz, Poland, died peacefully Feb. 7, 2010, in his Pennsyl- vania home with his family at his side. Walter, as he was known,...

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John S. Osterstock Jr. '48

JOHN OSTERSTOCK DIED Jan. 11, 1994. He prepared at Taft School. At Princeton, he was member of Tiger and majored in psychology. He was navy veteran, serving in 1945...

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Andrew G. Ostrom '54

Andrew Ostrom died peacefully May 5, 2011. He had had two cerebral hemorrhages that disabled him totally for the last three years of his life. He also was completely...

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Benjamin C. Osullivan '37

Ben O'Sullivan died May 2, 1998, near his longtime home in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Ben grew up in NYC, where he attended the Browning School, and followed his father, Tom '14,...

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Peter Blaisdell Osullivan '55

Peter, a U. of South Fla. theater professor and director, died on Aug. 9, 2001, at his home in Tampa. The cause was respiratory failure.Peter came to Princeton from the...

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Victor A. Oswald Jr. '33

Victor, also known to some as Ozzie, died Aug. 9, 2003. He was 93.He was born Dec. 17, 1909. He attended Franklin and Marshall Academy and then Princeton, where he...

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Benjamin A. Oswalt '44

Ben died at a daughter's Illinois home June 28, 2004, after being diagnosed with cancer in late 2003. He was 83.A native of Batavia, Ill., he came to Princeton via...

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Courtlandt Otis '20

ONE OF THE OLD GUARD, Court died peacefully in New York on May 11, 1991, one day before his 92nd birthday, thus extinguishing his hope to live in three centuries. In...

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George G. Otis '37

QUIET, EFFECTIVE George Otis died Mar. 23, 1992, of lung cancer, leaving his widow, Louise, whom he married in 1941; daughter Cathy; son Bob; and two grandsons. He came...

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Michael Frederick Otoole '71

Michael Toole died on Aug. 15, 1988, after a long illness. Michael came to Princeton from Syracuse, N.Y., where he graduated from Christian Brothers Academy. A sociology...

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Lambert Barnes Ott '44

“Mel” died Nov. 28, 2008, in Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital.   He and his wife, Suzanne, lived in Haverford, Pa., and he practiced estate law for 57 years in Philadelphia,...

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Roderic Collins Ott '27

RODERIC COLLINS Ott died Apr. 16, 1993, at Columbia Hospital in Milwaukee. He had lived at Bradford Terrace Nursing Home for the previous eight years.Rod came to...

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Louis Otten '28

Louis Otten, former vice president of '28, died Dec. 20, 2000, from congestive heart failure.Louis grew up in Memphis, where at age 16 he was valedictorian of his...

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Rudolf E. Ottersen '52

Rudy Ottersen epitomized an often-overlooked aspect of the phrase “Princeton in the nation’s service.” Rudy’s service was to be the pillar of the small Wisconsin city...

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Kenneth Boyd Outerbridge '27

KEN DIED June 28, 1990, at Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I. He was the son of Eugenius Harvey and Ethel Boyd Outerbridge, and was born in Cornwall, N.Y. He came to...

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Angela Michelle Ovecka '02

Angela Ovecka was killed in a car accident in New Mexico Aug. 1, 2003. She was dedicated to all that she did — her studies, her music, her family, and her...

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James Overbeck *61

James Overbeck, an MIT professor who later went on to make high-tech innovations for Boston-area companies, died of lung cancer Aug. 7, 2009. He was 70 years old, never...

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Percival Dewitt Oviatt Jr. '39

After a long illness, "Bud" died on Aug. 30, 2000, in Rochester, N.Y., where he was born and lived all his life. He earned his LLB at Yale in 1942 and was a special...

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Charles Abraham Owen Jr. '35 *36

Charles Abraham Owen Jr. died July 24, 1998. He was 84. He was born June 5, 1914, in Johnstown, Pa. Charles prepared at Rumsey Hall and Lawrenceville. He received...

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J. Brinley Owen Jr. '55

On Sept. 18, 2004, Brin, an avid sailor, died peacefully in his sleep on his sailboat while anchored in Santa Barbara harbor at the end of a weeklong cruise. His wife...

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John Greenleaf Owen '40

Mush died Feb. 7, 2002, at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.; he was 82. He was born in Eau Claire, Wis., and attended the Hotchkiss School. At Princeton he majored in...

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Gregg Owens '70

Gregg Owens died in Pittsburgh on Sept. 17. He had been in a coma for three years following a stroke.A native of Glen Dale, W.Va., he came to Princeton from the Linsley...

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Willard Oxtoby *62

Willard Oxtoby, professor emeritus of comparative religion, died in Toronto Mar. 6, 2003, of colon cancer. He was 69.Founding director of the U. of Toronto's Center for...

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Ardas Ozsogomonyan *65

Chemistry, Nov. 17, 2001

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Edward J. O’Brien III '42

E.J. O’Brien, for many years prominent in the leaf-tobacco business, died Sept. 2, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. E.J. was raised in Louisville and prepared for college at the...

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James Norman O’Connor '49

Jim died April 26, 2004. He was 76.   He prepared for Princeton at Northern High School in Detroit, Mich. He left us to take a job in Detroit with the Cook Paint and...

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Anthony J. O’Donnell Jr. *74

Anthony O’Donnell, a prominent Miami attorney, died June 17, 2010. He was 65. O’Donnell graduated in 1967 from Emory University, and in 1974 he received a Ph.D. in...

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Gordon Carpenter O'Gara '42

Gordon O’Gara died July 6, 2008, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Gordon prepared at the California Preparatory School in Covina, Calif. At Princeton he was elected to Phi Beta...

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