Current Issue

Mar.†4, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 9

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1952

Robert Richard Abel '52

Just five weeks after diagnosis, Bob died Oct. 31, 2002, from acute myelogenous leukemia and complications of chemotherapy. At his funeral he was remembered for his...

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James Wendell Adams '52

WHILE PLAYING GOLF on Apr. 27, 1986, Jim Adams suffered fatal heart attack. After services in his home church, the Village Presbyterian Church of Rancho Santa Fe, and...

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Alan Wallace Allen '52

Alan, of Salem, S.C., died May 19, 2006. He entered Princeton from Oak Park Township (Ill.) High School, majored in history, and belonged to Tower Club. After...

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David Fulton Allen '52

Dave died March 24, 2004, in his Chicago home, of complications from emphysema. Our BOH cites Dave as our class's first standout ‚€” by virtue of his election to the...

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Joseph Evans Alloway '52

Evans came to the class from Lawrenceville, majored in English, joined Cloister Inn, roomed with Jack Currier, and graduated after a timeout in the Army. Evans earned a...

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Ronald Ulrich Altmayer '52

Ron died Aug. 8, 2005, after a long illness.He entered Princeton with Class of 1950 and roomed with Ray Fredrick Jr. '48. Interrupting his education to serve with...

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John Dawes Ames Jr. '52

Following a brief illness, John Ames died Jan. 22, 1998, at the Evanston Hospital. His memorial service was held in the Episcopal Church of St. James the Less, in...

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Adrian Anderson '52

Andy died April 9, 2008, in Tullahoma, Tenn. He was 82. Born and raised in Belfast, Ireland, he apprenticed with an aeronautical-engineering firm there. After completing...

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Lawrence L. Anderson Jr. '52

Larry died April 20, 2008, in Hilton Head, S.C. He was born in Mexico and raised there and on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Larry graduated from Kent School, where he...

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Frank Baker Andrews Jr. '52

Frank Andrews died Aug. 8, 2006, in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., after a battle with throat cancer. His memorial service was in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Laguna...

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Harold J.H. Arensmeyer Jr. '52

Hal died Sept. 22, 2009. † He came to Princeton from St. Louis, played 150-pound football, joined Key and Seal, and graduated from the Woodrow Wilson School. He...

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Marshall Arnold Jr. '52

Marsh died Aug. 10, 2011, in his home in San Clemente, Calif. In April 2011 he discovered he had acute leukemia. That led to complications he could not overcome. Marsh...

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A. Robert Arnstein '52

Bob Arnstein died April 30, 2007, at Bainbridge Island, Wash. He had retired from the practice of medicine and moved to Bainbridge Island three years earlier. Born in...

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Frederic L. Atwood '52

A jurist and yachtsman, Fred died Dec. 12, 2012. He came to the class from Lawrenceville and belonged to Charter and NROTC. He served as an officer aboard the USS Rizzi...

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Crowell Baker '52

In the words of his wife, Deedee, Crowell Baker "died suddenly, quickly, and we believe painlessly from a heart attack after a good game of golf" on Oct. 14, 1999. Two...

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Lovett Baker '52

Lovett died Feb. 7, 2011, in Houston, Texas, after a short bout with metastatic melanoma. He was 79. Born in Houston to Adelaide Lovett Baker and Walter Browne Baker,...

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Daniel Baker '52

Dan Baker died May 19, 2013, in Ruxton, Md. He was the son of Joseph D. Baker Jr. 1916. A native Baltimorean, Dan finished at Gilman School. At Princeton he joined...

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Edwin A. Baldwin Jr. '52

Ed Baldwin died suddenly at work of a massive heart attack on Jan. 6, 1988. Ed's family was especially grateful that, shortly before death, he had spent time with...

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Harry Barbee Jr. '52

Harry died Oct. 12, 2006, Red Bank, N.J., of Legionnaires' disease. Born Raleigh, N.C., reared Westfield, N.J., and schooled at Woodberry Forest, he served...

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Robert Young Barham Jr. '52

Following a massive heart attack, Bob Barham died in Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital May 29, 1995. His memorial service was held at the Second Congregational Church in...

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Russell T. Barnhart '52

Russ died Sept. 14, 2003, in the New York State Veterans' Home in Jamaica, N.Y., from complications of progressive dementia, which was diagnosed in 2001.While he forsook...

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Vincent Edward Barrett '52

Vince died June 5, 2004, after a long and difficult battle with cancer.Born in Ashtabula, Ohio, he entered Princeton from Shaw High School. At Princeton he was a...

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Walter Hickling Bass Jr. '52

Walter Bass died Nov. 10, 1994, after a lengthy struggle with liver disease. At his memorial service in the First Presbyterian Church in Flourtown, Penn., he was...

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Peter Callanan Battin '52

FOLLOWING A BRIEF ILLNESS, Peter Battin died of cancer July 15, 1993, at his home in Macon, G, where he had lived for 20 years.Born in Albany, N.Y., Peter came to...

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Edward F. Beatty Jr. '52

Ted Beatty died of heart failure Jan. 25, 2009, at home in Villanova, Pa. He was 78 and had fought Parkinson’s disease and chronic heart disease for almost 20...

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James Montgomery Beck III '52

Jim died of cardiovascular disease Aug. 13, 2006, in Princeton. He was a longtime resident of the Nassau Club. Born in London to an American father and a British...

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Bruce Arnold Beery '52

Bruce died Dec. 23, 2002, at home in St. Petersburg, Fla., after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.He had joined his second wife, Vera, in the Russian Orthodox...

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Chester Sharon Bell Jr. '52

Chet died of sepsis Dec.13, 2003, in Washington, D.C., where he lived. He 73.Born in Chicago, he entered Princeton from Neenah [Wis.] High School. At Princeton he...

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Bruce Berckmans Jr. '52

Having survived a massive heart attack in 1987, and undertaken an astonishing recovery that yielded 19 years of creative activity, Buzz Berckmans found his heart...

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Victor A. Bihl '52

Vic died April 26, 2011. Vic came to Princeton from Mercersburg Academy in central Pennsylvania. He played guard on Princeton’s greatest football teams, including the...

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Ezra Lovell Bixby '52

Ezra Bixby died Jan. 26, 1998, at the Princeton Medical Center of complications resulting from surgery. His memorial service was held at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church...

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Walter F. Bomonti '52

Terry prepared at Middlesex School and Le Rosey School in Rolle, Switzerland. At Princeton he played squash and was on The Daily Princetonian staff. He joined Key and...

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William Jerry Boney '52

SHORTLY AFTER HIS APPOINTMENT as assistant general secretary of the National Council of Churches for Faith and Order, Jerry was diagnosed with an incurable cancer....

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Stephen F. Bray '52

Steve Bray died Oct. 12, 2005, at Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital as a result of complications due to a fall from a roof at his home. Steve was born in Chicago, the son of...

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John Ramsey Bronk '52

Ramsey Bronk died Dec. 30, 2007, in Oxford, England. † Ramsey went to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1952. There he met and married Sylvia, Englishwoman,...

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Edward Robert Brooks '52

Ed Brooks died July 30, 1997, during heart surgery at Loyola U. Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. His memorial service was held at the U. of Chicago Graduate School of...

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Randall Edward Brune '52

Randy died from heart failure on Feb. 2, 2001, in Syracuse, N.Y., two months after bypass surgery. Family, close friends, and colleagues gathered in his home for a time...

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Brantz M. Bryan Jr. '52

Brantz died Feb. 6, 2009. A fourth-generation Princetonian, he came to us from Millbrook School in Millbrook, N.Y., and after Army service in Japan. Majoring in...

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Hugh Allan Burns '52

Hugh died at home in Denver on June 10, 2001, after a 30-year struggle with chronic, progressive multiple sclerosis. He left an array of remarkable achievements and...

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Philip S. Burr '52

Flip came to Princeton from Exeter, majored in French, joined Court Club, and played club sports. He roomed with Steve Harris, Robert Middleton, “Moose” Joline, and...

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John W.A. Buyers '52

Doc died peacefully in his sleep, although suffering from Alzheimer’s and bladder cancer, May 20, 2006, in Wyndmoor, Pa. A 1946 graduate of Stony Brook School on Long...

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Edmund H. H. Caddy Jr. '52 *55

Ed Caddy died April 17, 2006, of congestive heart failure at his home in Bolingbrook, Ill., having decided against further hospitalization. After a serious heart attack...

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Michael M. Carey III '52

Mike Carey of Grosse Pointe and Harbor Springs, Mich., died April 1, 2010, in the crash of a light aircraft he was piloting. He was 80. Mike was a lifelong golfer, an...

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William P. Carey '52

An entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bill came to the class from Pomfret. He roomed with Biddle Worthington and Frank Peard freshman year, and then transferred to...

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Robert A. Chalmers '52

Bob died Dec. 24, 2006, from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. He entered Princeton from Wyomissing (Pa.) High School with strong...

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James C. Chester '52

Chips Chester died of brain cancer July 9, 2010, at his home in Washington, D.C. † Born and raised in Wisconsin, he attended school in Milwaukee and then Phillips...

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Robert Ottis Clark '52

Bob Clark died on Jan. 26, 1988, a few hundred feet from the summit of Mt Kenya. The evident cause of death pulmonary edema, resulting from the high altitude. Bob...

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John J. Clutz Jr. '52

John died April 22, 2013, in Wayne, Pa. John entered Princeton on an NROTC scholarship. He majored in basic engineering and belonged to Dial Lodge. His major...

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Bruce G. Coe '52

Bruce Coe, an investment banker and public servant, died March 24, 2009, at home in Lambertville, N.J., after a yearlong struggle with a brain tumor. Bruce withdrew...

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John S. Coleman '52

John died July 30, 2012, in Birmingham, Ala. He graduated from Exeter. At Princeton he joined Charter Club and Whig-Clio, but left to finish at The Citadel. He...

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William Nichols Coler '52

Bill died unexpectedly of cancer Jan. 14, 2002, at home in Westport, Mass.Born in New York City, he prepared for Princeton at the Choate School, from which he graduated...

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Alan William Coles '52

Diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer in Dec. 1991, Alan Coles died Dec. 30, 1991, in the Greensville Memorial Hospital in Emporia, Va. His memorial service was held in...

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Arthur Collins Jr. '52 *56

Art died peacefully at his home in Wilton, Conn., Sept. 3, 2005, after hard-fought battle with cancer.Born in New York City, he prepared for Princeton at Kent School,...

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Jack G. Collins '52

Jack came to Princeton from high school in Waukegan, Ill. He was in NROTC, majored in the School of Public and International Affairs, and was a member of Dial Lodge....

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C. Carlton Colyer '52

The class lost one of its greatest free spirits April 29, 2006, when Carl Colyer died following a fatal heart attack he suffered while delivering a eulogy at a service...

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Thomas W. Cook '52

Tom died May 28, 2008, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He grew up in Elizabeth, N.J., where he attended Union High School. At Princeton he majored in...

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Edgar M. Cousins '52

Ed joined us from Exeter, where he was senior class president. At Princeton he played football and lacrosse, was on the Freshman Council, and sang in the Glee...

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Robert Eugene Cowen '52

Bob died June 4, 2005, at his Knoxville, Tenn., home after a courageous battle with cancer.Born in Pueblo, Colo., he entered Princeton from Denver's South High School,...

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Barry A. Cruikshank '52

Barry died June 24, 2006. He was 78. He was the epitome of an enthusiastic and loyal classmate and Princeton alumnus. Undeterred by a stroke in 1985 that left him...

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John Edward Damerel III '52

John Damerel died Jan. 17, 2001, of complications from Alzheimer's disease, which had affected the last 11 years of his life. His memorial service was held in the Bon...

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Thomas F. Daubert '52

A regular at Reunions, generally accompanied by his son, Tom Jr. ’74, Tom came to the class from the high school in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He majored in psychology,...

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Poncet Davis '52

A leader in the rubber business and the head of his family’s firm, Robbins Tire & Rubber Co., Ponce died April 24, 2010. Before Princeton, he graduated from Culver...

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Chandler R. Dawson '52

Chan died March 26, 2013. He entered the class after graduating from East Denver (Colo.) High School. He joined Dial Lodge, majored in chemistry, and roomed with Jet...

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George D. Dayton III '52

George came to the class from Wayzata, Minn., after graduating from the Blake School, by way of Lawrenceville. His grandfather, D. Draper Dayton, was in the Class of...

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George Alden Dean '52

George died of complications from aggressive lung cancer Jan. 10, 2003. His memorial service was held at Trinity Church, in Southport, where a parishioner noted that "it...

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Samuel S. DeCou III '52

Sam DeCou died Oct. 26, 2008. He wrote in our 50th yearbook † that he had had “a wonderful life.” † Sam graduated from the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he planned...

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E. Andrew Deiss Jr. '52

Andy Deiss died Dec. 25, 2010, in Salt Lake City. At Princeton, Andy majored in psychology as a premed student and was a member of Colonial Club. He earned a medical...

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Donald Arthur Demott '52

DON'S PROMISING CAREER in the ministry was cut short after the diagnosis of an aggressive cancer. He died Dec. 13,1966, just nine months following the discovery of his...

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George C. Denby '52

George, son of James Orr Denby 1919, studied at Le Rosey and graduated from the Millbrook School. At Princeton he joined Colonial and majored in politics. George...

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Richard Arthur Dennen '52

Dick "Duke" Dennen died peacefully at his Wyckoff, N.J., home Oct. 15, 2003.Born in Brooklyn and reared in Sea Girt, N.J., he entered Princeton as a veteran of the Army...

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Leslie Charles DeVoe '52

Chuck came to Princeton from the Park School in Indianapolis, his lifelong home. Perhaps the best all-round athlete in the class, he played varsity tennis and was...

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David L. Dimmock '52

Dave Dimmock died of cancer in Norwalk, Conn., in July 1987. He had hoped to attend our 35th reunion, but the severity of his illness prevented him from doing so.Dave is...

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Michael Fuller Dorst '52

Mike died Sept. 28, 2001.A fourth-generation San Franciscan, Mike entered Princeton from the Thacher School, and though he attended Princeton only his freshman year, he...

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William Henry Dresser '52

FOLLOWING A METASTATIS of throat cancer, Bill Dresser died Sept. 25, 1990. At the memorial service held in St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Medina, Ohio, his close friend...

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Franklin S. Driggs '52

Frank came to us from Bronxville (N.Y.) High School. His father, Edmund H. Driggs Jr., was in the Class of 1917. Frank joined Terrace, was a member of the bicker...

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James Earl Eakin '52

Jim Eakin died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease Aug. 11, 2008, at his home on Amelia Island, Fla., where he had lived with his wife, Mary Beth, since 1996. †...

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Donald A. Edwards '52

Donald Edwards died Oct. 27, 2007. At the time of his death he resided in New Braunfels, Texas. He came to Princeton from Milwaukee, Wis. At the Wayland Academy he was...

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Claude Joseph Ehrenberg Jr. '52

Joe Ehrenberg died of congestive heart failure in St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, on May 31, 1995. Friends and colleagues celebrated his life at the Chicago City Theatre...

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David Ellis '52

Dave died May 3, 2003.Immobilized since 1986 when he suffered a catastrophic accident playing polo, and with additional health complications including the inability to...

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John R. Emery '52

John died March 19, 2012. He grew up in Montclair, N.J., where he attended Montclair High School. At Princeton, he was an outstanding athlete, earning varsity letters...

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Harry E. Emlet Jr. '52

Harry died Sept. 4, 2011, along with his wife, Elinor, in a car accident in Falls Church, Va., where they had lived for 40 years. Harry graduated from Mercersburg (Pa.)...

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McNair Evans '52

McNair Evans died from a heart attack at his home in Laurinburg, N.C., on Nov. 1, 2000. His memorial service was held in the Laurinburg Presbyterian Church, where he had...

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James W. Evans '52

Jim graduated from high school in Kirkwood, Mo., and at Princeton he joined the Chapel Choir — part of his lifelong interest in music. He also joined Dial Lodge, the...

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Samuel Evans Ewing III '52

Sam, known and revered as "Mr. Irish Wolfhound," died of pneumonia Feb. 1, 2004, in Philadelphia.Born in Bryn Mawr, Pa., Sam prepared at Haverford School, and at...

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Lynn Moore Ewing Jr. '52

After a 12-year struggle with cancer, Lynn Ewing died at home in Nevada, Mo., on Feb. 17, 2001. Funeral services were held in the United Methodist Church and All Saints...

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Sanford Miller Farrer '52

SANFORD FARRER DIED of pancreatic cancer May 2, 1992, in the Brooklyn Hospital Center, where he had been chairman of the department of pathology since 1971. His memorial...

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John Joseph Fennelly '52

John Fennelly died at his home in Shawnee Mission, Kans., Mar. 15, 1996, from complications of oat cell cancer. Eighty friends from the Midwest gathered two weeks later...

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John Burchard Fine '52

John Fine died Feb. 6, 1983. He was 51.He graduated from Andover in 1948. After graduation from Yale Medical School in 1956, he completed his internship at King's County...

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Howard Macfarland Fish Jr. '52

Mac died of a heart attack on July 29, 2001, during a walk near his home on Lake Placid. Classmates, friends, and former students packed the Community Church there and...

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David Wallace Fleming '52

DAVID FLEMING DIED in N.Y.C. on Dec. 5, 1991. His funeral was in the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation. David's wife, Caroline, the former Lady Caroline Acheson,...

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Irving Flint Foote '52

Bud died of complications from a stroke March 12, 2005, at home in Atlanta, Ga.Born in Laconia, N.H., he entered Princeton from Goffstown High School. At Princeton, Bud...

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James Russell Forgan '52

Russell died at home in NYC Oct. 22, 2001, after a long illness through which he battled gallantly.Born in Lake Forest, Ill., he prepared at St. Mark's School in...

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Ludlow S. Fowler '52

Lud died Feb. 27, 2009. † He grew up in New York, attended Browning School, and graduated from St. Mark’s before coming to Princeton. His father was a member of...

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David Freeman '52

David Freeman died peacefully May 1, 2008, with his family at his side. † At Princeton, David was a member of Prospect Club, the fencing team, and the marching band. He...

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Oswald A. Friend '52

Wally died suddenly Feb. 29, 2004, in Palm Desert, Calif. He had just been diagnosed with leukemia and had begun chemotherapy. He was 73.Wally came to Princeton from...

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George Palmer Garrett Jr. '52 *85

George died of cancer May 26, 2008, in his home in Charlottesville, Va. He was 78. Returning to Princeton after four years in the Army, he completed his master’s degree...

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Grenville Garside '52

Gren died of cancer Sept. 22, 2006, at his home in Norfolk, Conn. A longtime resident of Washington, D.C., and Norfolk, he had moved to Norfolk full time in 1999. He...

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William L. Garwood '52

Distinguished jurist, civic leader, and Texas outdoorsman Will Garwood died July 14, 2011, in Austin, Texas. Born in Houston, Will prepared for Princeton at...

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John Miller Gayner III '52

JOHNNY GAYNER died Oct. 14, 1987, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville, F1a., from complications of severe cardiovascular disease. His funeral was in St. Mark's...

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David Lee Giles '52

Dave joined us from Memphis, where he had studied at Memphis Technical High School. † A member of Campus Club, he played club football and majored in sociology. His...

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Richard E. Glass '52

Richard graduated from Poly Prep. At Princeton he majored in chemistry and joined Prospect. He went on to earn a medical degree at Johns Hopkins and then served two...

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Frederick H. Gloeckner Jr. '52

Fred died July 6, 2012, in 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada, of multiple myeloma. He practiced family medicine there for 30 years. Fred graduated from...

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Robert L. Goodale Jr. '52

Bob, pioneering surgeon and arts philanthropist, died July 17, 2014, in Minneapolis. Bob came to Princeton after Groton, majored in French, and took meals at...

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Hunter Goodrich Jr. '52

Hunter Goodrich died at home in Southampton, N.Y., Jan. 6, 1995, after a six-month struggle with colon cancer. His memorial service was held in St. John's Episcopal...

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Ansel V. Gould '52 *57

Ansel Gould died March 11, 2010, in Washington, D.C., after a long illness. † Ansel grew up in Maplewood, N.J., and was active in Boy Scouts, becoming an Eagle...

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Robert Parker Gowing '52

Parker came to us from Rugby University School. His father, Earl, was in the Class of 1918. He majored in economics, joined Quadrangle, and roomed with Phil...

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F. Malcolm Graff Jr. '52

Private banker and opera devotee, Malcolm’s work was at Bankers Trust and Bessemer Trust. His private life was devoted to his wife, Yveta Synek Graff, coaching for...

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William P. Gregory '52

Bill died Dec. 10, 2005, of spinal cerebral ataxia, a neurological disease that afflicted him for much of his life but never broke his positive spirit. That spirit...

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Walter S. Griffith '52

A native of Indiana, Walt came to the class from St. George’s, where he was captain of the basketball, football, and tennis teams. At Princeton he majored in...

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Samuel Carlton Gwynne Jr. '52

Sam Gwynne, who helped set the standard for service to our class, died July 20, 1998, from insulin shock, at his home in Menauhant, Cape Cod. Classmates Joe Bolster,...

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John Arthur Hagaman '52

John died in Glen Ridge, N.J., Dec. 15, 2003, of lung cancer.Through years of declining health he never lost the serene spirit and keen sense of humor that endeared him...

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John Jay Hall '52

Following successful bypass surgery, John Hall died in the hospital from a severe bacterial infection on May 23, 2001. John had requested that his ashes be scattered at...

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Victor C. Hall '52

Insurance executive, family man, community leader, and churchman, Vic came to Princeton after graduating from the Peddie School, joined Cannon Club, and played soccer...

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Michael Hamilton '52

An accomplished architect, Mike died May 10, 2012. He earned a master’s degree in architecture at Harvard School of Design in 1956. He prepared for Princeton at the...

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William Anton Hansen '52

Bill Hansen died Nov. 21, 2003, at the Virginia Veterans Care Center in Roanoke, where he had lived most of the last decade. Before his death he had suffered both a...

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Daniel Dubose Hansen '52

Dan Hansen died on Oct 14, 1987, while making a house call. He was a physician in private practice (both general and cardiology), and he served on the staff of Hemet...

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Hugo Horace Harper '52

After a lengthy illness, Hugo Harper died Dec. 16, 1997, at St. Mary's Health Center, St. Louis, Mo. A graveside service was held at Bellefountaine Cemetery, St. Louis...

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Reed W. Hartel '52

Reed Hartel died of cancer Oct. 26, 2008, at his home in Lexington, Mass. Reed came to Princeton from Forest Hills (N.Y.) High School and graduated with a degree in...

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Joel Edward Henkel '52

Joel died of congestive heart failure July 29, 2002. His ashes were interred at Christ Church Episcopal in Short Hills, N.J., beside his parents, Marvin '25 and...

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Thomas J. Hennon '52

Tom died June 27, 2009, after a long battle with many health issues including Alzheimer’s disease. Tom was a true “townie.” He was born and raised in Princeton,...

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Thomas W. Herbert '52

Tom Herbert, a financial-services executive, musician, and yachtsman, died Dec. 6, 2009, in Grayling, Mich. A lifelong Michigan resident, Tom attended Cranbrook School,...

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John William Herndon Jr. '52

John died March 13, 2000, from complications of coronary bypass surgery performed a week earlier. His memorial service was held in Sun Lakes, Ariz., his home following...

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David Fleming Hickok '52

One of our "iron" men, Dave Hickok, died from complications of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm on June 5, 1996. Dick Kazmaier spoke movingly at his service, which...

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Donald Clayton Hildum '52

Our friend and class salutatorian, Don Hildum, died at home in Rochester Hills, Mich., Feb. 5, 1996. Surgery in Dec. 1992 and subsequent treatments could not contain his...

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Philip B. Hill '52

Phil Hill died Nov. 18, 2009, in Shepherdstown, W.Va., where he had lived since 1999. † A graduate of Williston Academy, he majored in politics at Princeton. He...

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Richard L. Hilliard '52

Richard died Aug. 7, 2012. Coming to the class from St. Paul’s School, he joined Colonial Club, majored in English, and produced some of his own films. After...

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Harold Nelson Hobart Jr. '52

Nels Hobart died March 16, 2011, in Hutchinson, Kan. He was 83. Born and raised in Kansas, Nels came to Princeton from the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he majored...

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Willem Der Van Royle Hoeven '52 *53

Bill died of cancer Sept. 29, 2001, in Asheville, N.C.Bill came to Princeton from Valley Forge [Pa.] Military Academy, rooming with Fred Kaufman, Ted Martin, and Paul...

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Peter P. Homans '52

A distinguished scholar and teacher, Pete came to us from Taft. His father, Howard, was Princeton 1901. At Princeton, Pete joined Tiger Inn and rowed 150-pound crew. He...

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John C. Howell '52

Jack, son of Corwin Howell 1903, came to the class from Pingry School. He joined Terrace and majored in SPIA. He was a member of the University Press Club all four...

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Ramon H. Ivey '52

Ray graduated from Needham Broughton High School in Raleigh, N.C., and served three years in the Navy before entering Princeton. He majored in politics, joined Cannon...

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Robert H. Janover '52

Bob, whose life was defined by family, duty, the law, and Princeton, died Jan. 6, 2005, following a brief illness.A New Yorker to the bone, he prepared for Princeton at...

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Henry S. Jeanes III '52

Harry Jeanes, the son of Henry Jr. ’27, came to the class from St. Paul’s. He majored in geology, joined Cap, and rowed on the 150-pound crew. He was in NROTC and...

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Todd T. Johnson '52

A mining engineer with his own monument company in Brevard, N.C., Todd came to Princeton after Culver Military Academy. He roomed freshman year with Mike Bagwell, ...

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F. Coit Johnson II '52

An educator and psychologist, Coit came to us from Groton and joined Quadrangle, the tennis team, and the choir. He roomed with Spence Gordon and fellow Groton alums...

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Robert C. Johnston '52

Bob joined us after Deerfield, majored in the Woodrow Wilson School, and joined Prospect. He served on several of our publications, including The Nassau Sovereign and...

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Donald J. Kahn '52

Don died April 28, 2006, after brief battle with cancer. He was man of exceptional energy, cultivation, accomplishments, and heart. He loved his family profoundly...

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William C. Kappes Jr. '52

Bill served his community in the Shenandoah Valley — Waynesboro, Va. — in many roles, professional and personal. A pediatrician, he help found Waynesboro Sheltered...

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David R. Kass '52

Dave died May 21, 2009, at his home in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He was 77. † Dave came to Princeton from James Madison High School in Brooklyn. He majored in math and...

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Richard W. Kazmaier Jr. '52

Dick died on Aug. 1, 2013, in Boston. He entered Princeton from Maumee (Ohio) High School, where he was a five-sport athlete. At Princeton, he majored in psychology,...

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George Theodore Kearns III '52

George died in Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 1, 2001. He had suffered from diabetes and a heart condition.George prepared for Princeton at East HS in Denver. He majored in...

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Edgar S. Kennedy Jr. '52

Ted died of apparent heart failure at his home in Cos Cob, Conn., Apr. 7, 2003. He grew up in Wayne, Pa., and graduated from the Haverford School. He enlisted in the...

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Ronald L. Kinney '52

Ron came to Princeton from Toledo’s DeVilbiss High School. He was a member of the wrestling team, Key and Seal, and the Varsity Club. He majored in chemical...

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George M. Knebel '52

George graduated from Scarsdale (N.Y.) High School. At Princeton he joined Key and Seal and belonged to the Westchester, outing, and sailing clubs. He majored in...

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Thomas S. Knight Jr. '52

Tom came to the class from Exeter, joined Ivy, and majored in economics. He played on the basketball team, and captained the rugby team. He was a member of the Right...

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William E. Knox '52

Bill, whose grandfather was Percy Williams 1897 and uncle was Jack Williams ’25, died Dec. 2, 2013, in Greensboro, N.C. Bill came to the class from Deerfield....

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Arthur B. Komar '52 *56

Arthur Komar died June 2, 2011, in Menorah Park, a continuing-care community in Syracuse, N.Y. Artie came to Princeton from Brooklyn, N.Y., where he attended Midwood...

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Charles Henry Lafean '52

Charles died June 20, 2003, in Lewiston, Maine.Born in Chicago in April 1924, he was the second oldest member of our class. His preparation for Princeton included...

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Raymond Robert Lanflisi '52

Ray Lanflisi died Sept. 13, 2006, of an arterial embolism in San Diego, Calif. He was 76. Ray came to Princeton from Stuyvesant High School in New York City, majored in...

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Arthur Sheridan Langlie '52

Art died of a stroke May 24, 2002, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Still active in his law practice, he learned from his children that he had won his final case...

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John D. Laupheimer '52

John died of cancer Dec. 19, 2005, in London.A Philadelphia native, he entered Princeton from Germantown Academy, majored in politics, belonged to Cottage Club, and...

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Harold R. Leblond Jr. '52

Athlete, executive, and entrepreneur, Hoppy died July 4, 2012, in his hometown of Cincinnati. He came to Princeton from The Hill School, where he was president of...

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Rudolph F. Lehnert '52

Rudy graduated from Lawrenceville, where he played football, hockey, and baseball. At Princeton he joined Tiger Inn, played football and hockey, and majored...

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James Hill Leslie '52

Jim Leslie died at his home in Holmes Beach, Fla., on June 14, 1999, from complications following heart surgery. His memorial service was held at his beloved Minnetonka...

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Joel Charles Leuchter '52

Joel Leuchter died following a massive heart attack on Feb. 7, 1999, while visiting his brother, Ben Zion, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Joel had driven from his home in...

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William Edgar Linden Jr. '52

Having survived major back surgery and a near-fatal blood disorder, Bill devoutly hoped to attend our 50th reunion. Many classmates remember his enthusiastic presence....

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Chauncey C. Loomis Jr. '52 *63

Chauncey, who died of lung cancer March 17, 2009, was a man of many interests, principally literature and exploration. He enlisted in the Army during the Korean War...

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Reinhard H. Loosch '52

Reinie left us in the summer of ’51, but by then had joined Terrace Club, the Lutheran Students Association, Whig-Clio, and the German Club and worked in the Student...

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Duncan Merriam Luke '52

Duncan Luke died on Jan. 31, 1998, at his residence, Equinox Terrace, in Manchester, Vt., where he had lived since 1983. He was 67.Duncan attended public schools in...

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Alan Ferguson Lyster '52

Alan died from complications of cancer at his home in Asbury Park, N.J., on Aug. 16, 2001. A funeral mass was celebrated in his home parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel...

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John Macgregor '52

SANDY BLEWER died at his home in Salt Lake City, of cancer of the kidney, on Apr. 7, 1991. His funeral there was on Apr. 10, with a memorial service in the Brick...

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Lawrence Edward Maciver '52

Larry MacIver died of a heart attack in his Milwaukee home on Jan. 2, 2001. His memorial service was in the city's Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Our class was...

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Martin C. March '52

Boom-Boom came to Princeton from Exeter with the name of Marcovich, which he later changed. He majored in English, joined Cottage, and was IAA president. He roomed...

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James Donald Marvin '52

AFTER A FOURYEAR STRUGGLE with lymphoma, Jim Marvin died Feb, 11, 1990, His memorial service was conducted by his brother, the Rev. William Marvin, in his home town of...

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George Ross Mather '52

Following a year of failing health, George died in his sleep Sept. 20, 2004, at University Park Nursing Home in Fort Wayne, Ind.His memorial service in First...

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Louis P. Mathews '52

Born and raised in Baltimore, Pete Mathews graduated from the Gilman School, where he excelled at basketball and baseball. He converted to lacrosse while at Princeton. A...

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Thomas Wright Mcclure '52

TOM MCCLURE DIED May 29, 1990, following a stroke. His memorial service was held in the Scott Funeral Home, Wilmette, Ill., on June 2, 1990.Born in Pittsburgh Sept. 5,...

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John Foster McCune '52

Jack died May 9, 2007, of acute leukemia. He was born in Pittsburgh. At Princeton, Jack majored in history. He belonged to Tiger Inn and was president his senior year....

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Donald E. McDonough '52

Don died of multiple disorders April, 24, 2011, in Chevy Chase, Md. Don came to Princeton after graduating with honors from Andover and serving in the Navy at Eniwetok...

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Frank Martin Mcelhinney '52

Mac died Nov. 7, 2002, at the U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center Montefiore Hospital.He prepared for Princeton at Linsly Mili-tary Institute and the Hill School. In 1950,...

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William T. McGarry '52

Bill died Dec. 26, 2011. He came to Princeton after serving five years in the Air Force as a fighter pilot and married Doris Murray. He joined Court Club and majored in...

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Raymond J. McGill Jr. '52

Ray was an alumnus of Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in biology and roomed with Carl Bickert, Fred Atwood, and Earl Moore. He joined Charter Club, the Catholic...

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John F. McGillicuddy '52

We lost an outstanding classmate when John died Jan. 4, 2009. † At Princeton he majored in history, belonged to Cap and Gown Club, and was a member of Princeton’s...

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William Robert Mckim Jr. '52

BILL McKim died suddenly at his home in Marmora, N.J., on Mar. 1, 1993. He was the retired headmaster of the Foster School, a residential facility for retarded boys,...

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Donald William John Mclaughlin '52

Don died Sept. 8, 2002, of metastatic melanoma, in his Ormond Beach, Fla., home.He came to Princeton from Tenafly [N.J.] High School and enjoyed success as an economics...

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Robert L. McLean '52

Bob McLean died March 22, 2011, at his home in New York City. A native of Bronxville, N.Y., he was active in student government and publications at Roosevelt High...

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Russell S. McNeil Jr. '52

RUSSELL S. McNEIL JR. ’52 Russ died June 6, 2006, after suffering from an ALS-like, debilitating disease for four years. A graduate of Dover (Del.) High School, he...

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George Barnett Mcnelis '52

George died of a cerebral hemorrhage Aug. 20, 2005, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.Born in Philadelphia, he entered Princeton from Episcopal Academy....

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Walter Barlow Jarvis Mcwilliams '52

Barlow McWilliams died from complications of lung cancer at home in Moreland Hills, Ohio, on July 13, 1998. His memorial service was held at Fairmont Presbyterian...

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Fowler Merle-Smith '52

Mike Merle-Smith died on Dec. 3, 1998, after battling Parkinson's disease for 22 years. A remembrance gathering was held at the Princeton Friends School, and later in...

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Morton Lewis Meyer '52

MORT DIED July 21, 1991, at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, following a sevenmonth struggle with cancer. His funeral was in Temple Emanuel, Creve Couer, Mo, Mort was...

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Anthony H. Meyer '52

Tony died peacefully July 13, 2009, in his home in Edgartown, Mass. He was 78. Born in Montclair, N.J., Tony graduated from the Webb School in California,...

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Kenneth Reece Mitchell '52

KEN MITCHELL died after a heart attack Feb. 18, 1991, in Seattle. At his funeral on Feb, 22, a colleague described Ken as one "who lived at the boundary of his...

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Nelson A. Moffat '52

Surgeon and piano expert, Nels came to Princeton from Culver Military Academy. At Princeton he joined Dial Lodge, rowed on the 150-pound crew, and roomed with Al...

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Parker Monroe Jr. '52

International oilman Parker (known to classmates as “Wrig”) came to Princeton after serving in the Naval Air Corps. He had graduated from Pelham (N.Y.) Memorial High...

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Michael Macdonald Mooney '52

MIKE MOONEY died Nov. 18, 1985, following an extended siege with a brain tumor. At his memorial service in the chapel of Georgetown Univ., he was eulogized by the editor...

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John Robert Moore '52

After a three-year illness, Bob Moore died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Sinai Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, on Aug. 7, 1998. His memorial...

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Thomas Jenner Moore '52

Like his father, Dr. J. Leonard '20, and his brother, John L. Jr. '51, Tom Moore was afflicted with a very aggressive cancer. Diagnosed in Apr. 1995, he died May 30 in...

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Earl S. Moore Jr. '52

Earl (whom we knew as Claude at Princeton) came from University City (Mo.) High School, joined Cannon Club, majored in English, and roomed with Fred Atwood, Carl...

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Peter J. Morgan Jr. '52

HONORARY CLASSMATE Peter J. Morgan Jr. died Nov. 1, 1991, of cancer. Pete was born, spent all of his days, in the Trenton area. He was Class of 1929 at Notre Dame...

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Jack Simmons Morgan '52

JACK MORGAN died Aug. 9, 1991, four months after a recurrence of cancer had been diagnosed. His memorial service was in the Presbyterian Church at Tenafly, NJ., on Aug....

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Robert Eastin Morris '52

BOB MORRIS died on Dec. 30, 1989, after a massive heart attack. His funeral was held in St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Milwaukee, and he was buried with full military...

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Thornton B. Morris '52

Ted prepared at Williston Academy, where he was valedictorian of his class. He entered Princeton with the Class of ’49, but left for service in the Navy. He...

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Edward Hunter Mortimer III '52

Ed died Nov. 22, 2005. He left Princeton after our freshman year because of his father's health, and while out of school accepted an appointment to the Naval Academy....

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Peter S. Mueller '52

Pete died March 29, 2013. He came to Princeton from Exeter, joined Cloister Inn, and majored in biology. A member of the Premed Society, his plan for a career in...

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Gilbert Donald Murray III '52

Gilbert Donald Murray III ’52 Equestrian, business executive, and composer, Don (son of Gilbert D. Murray ’21) came from Hotchkiss and majored in politics. He joined Ivy...

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Charles Twiggs Myers '52

Twiggs, the son of Charles 1909, graduated from the Haverford School. At Princeton he majored in history, joined Colonial Club, and roomed with Andy Deiss. Twiggs...

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George A. Nankervis '52

A distinguished medical researcher, George came to us from Meriden (Conn.) High School, joined Quadrangle, and roomed with Bob Lovell. He majored in biology and...

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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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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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Peter Bulkley Paddock '52

Peter Paddock died at home in Cashiers, N.C., on Sept. 18, 2000, of cancer and heart disease. His memorial service was held at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd...

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George Hilary Paff '52 *58

After a two-month hospitalization, George Paff died Dec. 28, 1997, of complications from a staph infection in Lakeland [Fla.] Regional Medical Center. Exploratory...

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Michael Anthony Paoletti '52

Mike Paoletti died on Sept. 21, 1989, at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasedena, Calif., of respiratory failure due to fungal pneumonia. He had struggled for several...

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Thomas Kirkpatrick Parrish III '52

Kirk graduated from Andover. At Princeton he was on the track team for four years, served as ad manager for WPRU, and belonged to Colonial Club. His roommate was John...

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Louis D.W. Parsons '52

Aviator, farmer, jazz lover, and beloved father, Lou died Nov. 3, 2011, at his home, Parsons Ranch, in Carpinteria, Calif., where he lived most of his life. Lou came...

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Frank F. Peard Jr. '52

Frank Peard died peacefully May 25, 2007, at his home in Duxbury, Mass., from complications of acute leukemia. During his brief stay at the cancer ...

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Douglas O. Pedersen '52

Doug Pedersen died June 17, 2007. At the time of his death he was a resident of Saguache, Colo. Doug came from Indiana and attended the Peddie School, where he played...

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Alio John Perantoni '52

Following a period of increasing health problems, Alio died July 30, 2002.Alio was born in Raritan, N.J., Sept. 17, 1928. After attending local schools he graduated from...

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Landon Peters '52

Landon died in Princeton April 9, 2005, of a cerebral hemorrhage.Born in Montclair, he entered Princeton in 1948 from Governor Dummer Academy. He majored in economics at...

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Henry Carlton Pflum '52

Henry was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on May 20, 1930, and died on May 24, 1991, in Allentown, Pa. He was the only child of the Rev. Henry Pflum, a Lutheran pastor, and...

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Homer Root Phelps Jr. '52

Root Phelps died on Jan. 6, 1999, of complications from a head injury. His memorial service was held at All Saints Episcopal Church Chevy Chase, Md., with interment...

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Charles H. Phelps Jr. '52

Charles died Dec. 20, 2013. He graduated from Middlesex School in Concord, Mass. At Princeton, he majored in electrical engineering and joined Dial, the freshman squash...

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Francis Higginson L. Philp '52

JED PHILP DIED suddenly of a heart attack in Presbyterian Hospital, N.Y.C., Jan. 18, 1990.Jed was cast from a very special mold. Courtly of manner, intensely loyal to...

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William Roy Pierson '52

Bill died in Reno on Jan. 1, 2000, of cancer. At his memorial service, Bill was remembered for his personal and scientific integrity, dedication to mentoring, and sense...

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Richard Pivirotto '52

Our classmate and friend Richard Pivirotto died Jan. 8, 2007, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was remembered at a memorial service at Christ Church in...

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John Norman Pope '52

John Pope died June 29, 2008, from complications of emphysema and diabetes. His memorial Mass was held at St. Margaret’s Church in Morristown, N.J. † John entered...

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Philip James Porter '52

Following several years of declining health, Phil died of heart failure at Beth ISrael Deaconess Medical Center in Boston Feb. 16, 2005. His memorial service was in the...

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Richard S. Porter '52

Peaches came to us after finishing at Exeter — and later chose to be called “Dick.” He joined Cottage, majored in English, and roomed with his fellow Exeter...

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Irving A. Portner '52

Irv came to Princeton from Harrison High School in Chicago. He worked on The Daily Princetonian for four years, ending as editorial co-chairman. He joined Dial Lodge,...

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Peter Welles Poten '52

Pete died of lung cancer on Sept. 10, 2000, at his home in Australia. He was 69. He came to Princeton from the Peddie School, majored in history, and was a member of Elm...

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Luis Almeida De Prado '52

Last spring, we received the following letter from Luis Prado's son Fernando:"For the last few years, my father has been receiving material from Princeton. I would like...

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Samuel W. Pringle Jr. '52

Sam came to Princeton from Mercersburg Academy. He majored in SPIA, joined Terrace and roomed with Jim Eakin. He served on the Prince business board and the...

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Olgierd C. Prus '52

Al came to Princeton from Portsmouth (R.I.) Priory School, bearing the family name of Pruszanowski (which in 1971 he shortened to Prus). Born in Poland, he became an...

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Stewart Ephraim Pursel '52

Pete died Sep. 18, 2003, of lung cancer, in Royal Oak, Mich.He graduated from Mercersburg Academy. At Princeton, he majored in biology, was a member of Tower Club and...

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William E. Ragland III '52

Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Aug. 11, 2006, Bill Ragland died at home in Dallas Sept. 19, 2006. † Bill came to Princeton from the Choate School. At 18, he was the...

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Walter G. Ramsay '52

Walt came to the class from Mercersburg Academy. At Princeton he was a varsity wrestler, belonged to Tower, and roomed with John Lowry and Brantz Bryan. After service...

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Richard Rittenhouse Reese '52

DICK REESE suffered a massive heart attack Jan. 20, 1991, while he and his wife, Nancy, were strolling on the promenade in New Orleans, His funeral was held in the...

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Thomas T. Rhodes '52

Business success and churchman, Tom, the son of Robert P. Rhodes ’21, left Princeton after sophomore year and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of...

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Benjamin M. Rice Jr. '52

Ben graduated from Milton Academy. At Princeton, Ben joined Cottage Club, the staff of the Princeton Tiger, and the pistol team. He majored in SPIA and roomed with...

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George Frederic Riegel Jr. '52

Fritz Riegel, an advertising executive, entrepreneur, and world traveler, came to our class from Exeter, majored in psychology, and joined Cottage Club. After...

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Alonzo Burrell Rivers '52

Ab Rivers died of cancer on Jan. 31, 1989, in Atlanta, Ga. The funeral was in Peachtree Presbyterian Church, the interment was in the family plot in Anderson, S.C.Ab...

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Davis M. Roach '52

Dave came to the class from Southwest High School in Kansas City, Mo. He had a remarkable record of achievements in debate, topped by his presidency of the Woodrow...

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Karl G. Roebling '52

Karl died Dec. 29, 2009. He graduated from the Hackley School, was on the business board of the Princeton Tiger, and withdrew during sophomore year for health...

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J. Edgar Thomson Rutter '52

J. Edgar Thomson Rutter ’52 Jet, son of Thomas R. Rutter 1913, was a lawyer and jurist in Southern California after serving two years in Army and graduating from...

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Saturnino Lieven Salas '52

A mathematician and writer, Joe graduated from Hotchkiss. At Princeton, he joined Ivy Club, and roomed with Bob Jiranek, Bill Brokaw, and Mike Mooney. He married...

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Jack Lincoln Sanders '52

Jack Sanders died April 22, 2005, at home in Snyder, N.Y., from complications of a rare neurological disorder, multisystems atrophy, for which there remains no...

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Charles L. Saunders Jr. '52

Chuck came to the class from Evanston Township (Ill.) High School and roomed with Andy Deiss and Hank Overbeck. He withdrew after sophomore year to attend the...

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Preben Scheutz '52

Preben died Nov. 13, 2006, in Denmark. At Princeton he worked as a waiter in Commons and played soccer. Preben had a long and impressive career as an architect in...

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John S. Schmid '52

John died July 29, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Fla. He came to Princeton from Montclair (N.J.) High School, majored in psychology, and belonged to Tiger Inn. He...

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Thomas C. Schmidt '52

Tom died June 18, 2012, in Brunswick, Maine. Coming from Gilman School, he joined Charter Club and roomed with Guy Hollyday. In 1955 he earned a master’s degree from...

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Frederick R. Schumacher '52

Fred died May 29, 2010, in Santa Ana, Calif., after a long struggle with cancer. † At Princeton he distinguished himself in NROTC, as captain of the nationally...

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John W. Scully '52

John, whose father, John, was in the Class 1917, came to us from Trinity School in New York. He joined Cap and Gown and was race committee chairman and commodore...

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Stanley J. Seeger Jr. '52 *56

Stanley died June 24, 2011, at his home in London. Born in Milwaukee, he majored in music, was awarded the Alfred Noyes Prize in Poetry, and was active with the Chapel...

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James H. Seibert Jr. '52

JAMES H. SEIBERT died of cancer Oct. 19, 1992. A geology major at Princeton, Jim did graduate work at Penn State, rooming with P.U. classmate John Emery, before...

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Stephen Erwin Seidel '52

While regaining his strength after a mild heart attack, Stephen "Steph" Seidel died peacefully at his home in Nashotah, Wis., July 18, 2003.Steph spent much of his life...

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William Spencer Service Jr. '52

BILL DIED Nov. 24, 1990, in Durham, N.C. He had fought a twoyear battle against cancer with courage, stoicism, and an unsurpassed sense of humor, all of which inspired...

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Dudley C. Sharp Jr. '52

Dudley Sharp died of cancer in Houston May 14, 2003. He was one of the best known and well-liked students in the class of 1952.He started things off during freshman week...

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Donald B. Shedden '52

Don died Feb. 5, 2012, Waverly, N.Y. Born Sayre, Pa., he attended Sayre High School and graduated from Mercersburg Academy before attending Princeton. He served...

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Henry H. Sherk '52

Henry died of cancer at his Philadelphia home April 9, 2012. A New Jersey native and the son and grandson of physicians, he graduated from Episcopal Academy, having...

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John J.F. Sherrerd '52

Jay Sherrerd died April 9, 2008, one month after his 78th birthday and 19 months after beginning a spirited and courageous battle with brain cancer. Jay attended...

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Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff '52

Connie died peacefully Dec. 26, 2011, at home in New York City. He was 81. A prominent New York environmental attorney and senior government official deeply involved in...

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Wallace E. Silver '52

AFTER TWO MASSIVE STROKES, Wallace Silver died in Santa Barbara, Calif., Dec. 22, 1991. His funeral was held in the chapel at the Naval Weapons Center in China Lake,...

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Joseph A. Silverman '52

Joe died May 7, 2012, at the Jewish Home in Rockleigh, N.J., from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 81. Born in Clifton, N.J., April 24, 1931, he was...

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Marshall Simonds '52

Pete Simonds, attorney, public servant, and outdoorsman, died Oct. 1, 2008, in Morrisville, Vt. A native of Belmont, Mass., Pete attended Belmont Hill School, where...

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James E. Simpson '52

Jimmy’s 2008 Christmas greeting was a photo of him cavorting with a danseuse on Bourbon Street. Four years after receiving a liver transplant, he exited dancing March...

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Frederick V. Skok '52

Following a period of declining health, Fred died in his sleep at Overlook House, a Christian Science facility in Cleveland, Jan. 10, 2003. His memorial service was...

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Fred P. Slivon Jr. '52

Fred Slivon died April 2, 2011, in San Rafael, Calif. Raised in Chicago, he attended Fenger High School, where he was a class leader active in student government,...

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John R. Smart Jr. '52

Jack died Aug. 12, 2009, in Evanston, Ill. He came to Princeton from Lawrenceville, where he played varsity football, earning a letter in two years. At Princeton he...

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Robert C. Smith '52

Robert Smith, known to us as "Smitz," died peacefully June 28, 2007, at his home in Phoenixville, Pa. In his later years he preferred "R.C." to Smitz. Born and raised...

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Donald Charles Smith '52

DONALD CHARLES SMITH '52 After his collapse and a month in the hospital, Don Smith died on July 7, 2005, from complications of suspected early dementia. A Mass of...

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W. Conwell Smith Jr. '52

W. CONWELL SMITH JR. '52 Connie Smith died of cancer July 16, 2005, at his home in Union, Ky. He came to Princeton from Gilman School, where he played on the 1947...

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Sydney Griswold Smith Jr. '52

Syd died Aug. 20, 2004.Born in Philadelphia, he entered Princeton from Phillipsburg [N.J.] High School. At Princeton he was deeply involved in his major, chemical...

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Stuart S. Smith '52

Stu Smith died June 18, 2008, in Maryland, after a brief illness. He was 78 and still working full time at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Stu was born in...

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John H. Smith Jr. '52

John died Aug. 26, 2009. He joined us from Ladue, Mo., a St. Louis suburb, where his family were restaurateurs for generations. At Princeton he was editor of the Tiger,...

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Edwin Gann Snyder '52

Responding to a brief note about Ned Snyder's death on May 18, 1999, Tom Leary wrote the following remembrance as a long-time friend and Princeton roommate:"Ned did not...

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Robert Thomas Sour '52

TOM SOUR died Jan. 25, 1990. His memorial service was held in the Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, N.Y. on Jan. 27, 1990,Perhaps most of all, Tom was a visionary. As...

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Peter Matthews Spackman '52

Peter Spackman died of a heart attack in New York, N.Y., Mar. 16, 1995. His funeral was in the Eliot United Church of Christ in Newton, Mass.Peter was a man of gentle...

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M. Kimberly Sparks '52 *63

M. Kimberly Sparks died Oct. 30, 2006, in Cornwall, Vt. Kim left Princeton in 1951 to join the Air Force. He married his childhood sweetheart, Suzann Spayde, and...

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Barrie D. Sparling '52

Barrie died June 20, 2010, in Wilton, Conn. He entered Princeton with our class but interrupted his studies and his job as managing editor of the†Bric-a-Brac†to serve...

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Donald Lionel Spurling '52

After a two-and-one-half-year battle with cancer, Don Spurling died on March 10, 1987, in Williamsville, NY. His funeral service was held in Calvary Episcopal Church,...

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W. Laird Stabler Jr. '52

Laird died Feb. 24, 2008, in Wilmington, Del., his lifelong home. He was an extraordinarily respected figure in Delaware’s public life. He served two terms in the...

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John Martin Stadter Jr. '52

With the death of John Stadter, the class lost one its finest students. John died from complications of myelodysplasia, a cancer of the bone marrow, Dec. 7, 2003, in...

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William R. Starrett '52

Bill Starrett died Aug. 30, 2004, at his home in Lincroft, N.J., from complications related to Parkinson’s disease and a fractured hip. Born in Brooklyn, he came to...

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Robert Babers Stell '52

AFTER A FIFTEENYEAR STRUGGLE with cancer, Bob Stell died Aug. 17, 1990, in the hospital where he had served for 30 years in San Angelo, Tex. His funeral was in the First...

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Walter L. Stephan '52

An information-systems manager and family man, Walt died Nov. 23, 2012. Walt came to Princeton from Princeton High School. He majored in math, belonged to Prospect...

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George E. Stevens '52

George died March 16, 2009, in New Canaan, Conn. Born June 20, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., he attended Nichols School, where he was a star athlete and cum...

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Maco Stewart III '52

Nearly five years after a successful heart transplant, Maco Stewart died July 11, 1995, of congestive heart failure at his home in Houston, Tex., on July 11, 1995. He...

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Gilchrist B. Stockton Jr. '52

Born in Vienna, Austria, he entered Princeton from Exeter, majored in history, and participated widely in interclub sports for Tower Club. Following graduation, he...

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Joel Stone '52

Joel Stone died Feb. 2, 2007. He resided in Concord, Mass. Joel believed that it wasn’t possible to have received a better education than the one he had at James Madison...

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Philemon Fowler Sturges III '52 *55

Phil died in Boston May 24, 2005, of a lung infection.Born in Bend, Ore., Phil graduated from the Lennox School and attended Trinity College in Hartford before entering...

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Edwin A. Sumpter '52

Ed’s productive life in pediatric medicine ended with his death June 6, 2013, his 83rd birthday. He graduated from Montclair (N.J.) High School. At Princeton he...

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David W. Sykes '52

David came to Princeton from the Peddie School. He majored in politics, belonged to Quadrangle, and roomed with Biddle Worthington and Warren Bruce. After service in...

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David C. Symons '52

Dave, the son of Noel S. Symons 1919, came to Princeton after study at Nichols School and — in Ontario — Ridley College. He majored in architecture, belonged to Key...

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George V. Tangen '52

George left us Jan. 29, 2013, succumbing to myelodysplastic syndrome. At Princeton as a premed major, he roomed with Ed Burka, Al Benjamin, and Geoff Nunes, and was a...

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Henry Chase Tatnall Jr. '52

Diagnosed with leukemia in 1998, Henry rejoiced to report in the BOH that his cancer was pronounced in full remission in Mar. 2001. Sadly, after a recurrence, he died...

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Austin Edward George Taylor '52

Austin Taylor died in Vancouver on Dec. 19, 1996, after an 18-month battle with prostate cancer. The only son of a mining, lumber, and oil magnate in Vancouver, he had...

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Ernest Clark Thompson '52

Four days before his death, Clark Thompson said to his lifemate Susan Sanderson, "Mrs. Bisquit, take me home." He died May 1, 1994, from complications of prostate cancer...

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Geoffrey L. Tickner '52

Geof died on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2009, in Hilton Head, S.C. He was 81. Born in Buffalo, Geof grew up in Maplewood, N.J. He attended Maplewood High ...

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Francis Cantrell Trimble Jr. '52

AFTER A TWOANDAHALFYEAR BATTLE with lung cancer, Frank Trimble died peacefully in his wife 's arms Aug. 5, 1991, leaving countless blessings to soften his absence. His...

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Wladyslaw Troka '52

Wladek came to the class and to the United States from Poland in 1949 and earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He subsequently received a Ph.D. in...

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Phillip Albert Uzielli '52

Phil died suddenly of a massive heart attack in his birthplace, Florence, Italy, on Aug. 25, 2001. Gifted with irrepressible joie de vivre and contagious good humor,...

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Robert S. Van Dyke '52

Bob Van Dyke died April †17, 2006, in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 76. His hometown was West Caldwell, N.J., where he attended Cleveland High School. At Cleveland,...

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Charles R. Wagner '52

Chappie Wagner died Dec. 29, 2007, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Alexandria, Va. Chappie transferred to Princeton from Davis & Elkins College after Army...

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David Thompson Warner '52

Dave Warner died from complications of colon cancer at his home in Rosemont, Pa., Oct. 23, 1996. Diagnosed in Oct. 1993, he underwent three surgeries, two courses of...

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Louis Cope Washburn '52

Lou Washburn died at his apartment in Philadelphia on Sept. 18, 1998, after a lengthy illness. His memorial service was held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Radnor,...

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George Henry Way Jr. '52

George died of complications from pneumonia on June 10, 2002, at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He and his wife, Gene, had observed their 49th wedding anniversary just...

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Peyton E. Weary '52

An illustrious physician, Peyton died June 26, 2009, of a progressive neuromuscular disorder. After Princeton, Peyton attended the University of Virginia’s medical...

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Walter F. Weidler '52

Walt died Jan. 24, 2011. He grew up in Merchantville, N.J. After graduating from Princeton he worked in various financial institutions in Philadelphia, including...

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Burton Joseph Weiss '52

Burt Weiss died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2007, of complications from lung disease. He and his wife, Nan, had retired to the Chapel Hill area in 1988 following his distinguished...

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Torrey Coggeshall West '52

Torrey West died July 16, 2001, in Anaheim, Calif. Little is known of the circumstances surrounding his death or burial, except that he requested a military funeral.His...

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Philip Greafe Whitney '52

PHIL DIED Apr. 11, 1990, in Essex Fells, NJ. He was bornin Montclair, NJ., June 29, 1930, and came to Princeton from Deerfield Academy, where his interests ranged...

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William M. Wilshire Jr. '52

Bill Wilshire, architect, artist, linguist, and accomplished athlete, died Oct. 16, 2011, in Norfolk, Va. A native of Cambridge, Mass., he attended Westminster...

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Walter Joe Wilson '52

Joe died of complications from disease April 25, 2006, at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home in EI Dorado, Ark. He was diagnosed with ...

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William Martin Wolff Jr. '52

Five horrific months after surgery to replace an aortic valve, Bill died of heart failure Sept. 3, 2005. He suffered a stroke a week after surgery, followed by...

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Thomas Worthington '52

Tom died from cancer Oct. 22, 2005, at the age of 76. He was a recent resident of Zurich, Switzerland.Tom grew up in Birmingham, Ala., with future 1952 classmates Biddle...

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Henry M. Worthington '52

Hank died Sept. 13, 2010. Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park and Garrison, Md., he graduated from Gilman School in 1948. At Princeton, he played hockey, was...

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Jefferson Chandler Wright '52

Jeff Wright died Feb. 20, 2007, in Paris, succumbing after a long fight against the effects of four strokes since 1995. A native of Pasadena, Calif.,...

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James A. Wright III '52

Jim joined the class after graduating from Choate, where he was a member of St. Andrew’s Society and the student council. At Princeton he majored in chemistry and...

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Michael Wynd '52

Michael Wynd died June 6, 2004, of renal cell carcinoma in El Cerrito, Calif. † Mike entered Princeton from Harley School in Rochester, N.Y., majored in chemistry, and...

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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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Howard S. Zucker '52

Howard died Aug. 28, 2007. His last known address was in Brooklyn, N.Y. Howard was a native of Brooklyn, where he attended Midwood High School. There he ...

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