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Memorials by Class: 1958
A. Bernard Ackerman '58
The class lost one of its most prominent physicians when Bernie died of heart failure Dec. 5, 2008, at home in Manhattan. He was 72. Bernie came to Princeton from...
John Barclay Adams '58
Barclay died from a stroke Jan. 11, 2009. He came to us from Deerfield. At Princeton he majored in physics, ate his meals at Cloister Inn, was secretary and president of...
Peter Schuyler Alsop '58
Peter died of cancer on Mar. 29, 2001, in NYC. He entered Princeton from South Kent. He majored in religion and belonged to Tower Club and Orange Key. In 1957 and 1958...
Robert DOuglas Armstrong '58
Bob died suddenly May 25, 2005, from a rare and aggressive form of leukemia, which was diagnosed just two weeks prior to his death. Bob came to Princeton from St....
Asa James Baber '58
"Ace" died June 16, 2003, in Chicago, his birthplace and locus of his working life, after a long and courageous battle against ALS. He never lost his enviable sense of...
Milner S. Ball '58
The class lost Milner April 6, 2011 in Athens, Ga., after a brave fight with Parkinson’s disease. We will be diminished by his absence. His contributions in law and the...
Charles Martin Berger '58
Chuck died Dec. 6, 2008, from complications of constrictive pericarditis. He was 72. Chuck entered Princeton from Scranton (Pa.) Central High School. He majored in the...
George P. Bischof '58
“Big George” died Sept. 2, 2012, in Palo Alto, Calif., after struggling many years with MS. Born and educated in his early years in Lake Forest, Ill., George came to...
William James Bonthron '58
Jim, known to many of us as Bonny or Boom Boom, died of throat cancer on Apr. 7, 2002, in Ottawa. A diplomat, soldier, and actor, Jim transcended boundary between...
John Fenn Brill '58
Jeff died May 9, 1993, in Providence, R.I., where he had lived since graduation from Univ. of Virginia Law School in 1961.We remember Jeff, who entered with us in...
Albert E. Burgess Jr. '58
Al died peacefully July 20, 2011, at home in Charlotte, N.C. He came to Princeton from the Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Mass. An English major, Al was active in the...
Edward R. Busch '58
Eddie died Dec. 10, 2010, in Savannah, Ga., after a long illness. He came to Princeton from the Horace Mann School in New York City. At Princeton, he majored in English...
James Allen Caldwell '58
Jim died Dec. 25, 1991, in Waynesburg, Pa. Jim grew up in New Castle, Pa., and graduated from the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he majored in history, was...
Herbert B. Carr '58
Herb Carr died July 26, 2004.He came to Princeton from the Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, N.J. At Princeton he majored in chemistry and was a member of Elm...
Ralph Cavalier '58
Ralph Cavalier died on May 29, 2000. Ralph was raised in Margate, N.J., and came to Princeton from Atlantic City H.S.At Princeton he rowed with the 150-lb. freshman...
Christopher H. Clutz '58
Chris died May 19, 2005, after a courageous 15-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.Chris came to Princeton from Radnor (Pa.) High School. A civil engineering major, he...
Richard A. Craig '58
Dick died Oct. 8, 2009, at home in Richland, Wash. He came to us from Bound Brook, N.J., where he graduated from Bound Brook High School. He left Princeton after...
John Guild Danielson '58
John Danielson, a resident of Princeton almost continuously since arriving as a freshman at the University, died of cancer April 13, 2009, at home, surrounded by his...
Warren B. Davis '58
Warren died of Parkinson's at home on Jan. 28, 2001. Warren came to Princeton from Culver Military Academy. He majored in electrical engineering and was a member of...
Frederick L. Davis Jr. '58
OUR CLASSMATE FRED DAVIS passed away in Dec. 1990, after a sixmonth bout with cancer. He had been a lifelong resident of Parkersburg, W.Va. Fred came to Princeton from...
John P. Dennis Jr. '58
John died July 2, 2004, in Houston after a long and courageous battle with diabetes.Born in St. Paul, Minn., John grew up in Scarsdale, N.Y. He majored in English at...
Michael Dennis '58
Mike Dennis, who lived nearly all his life in Montreal, Canada, died there suddenly of heart disease Dec. 17, 2008. He was 72. Mike came to us from Lower Canada College...
James Farley Dilley Jr. '58
Jim died May 12, 2008, after a 10-year battle with lung cancer. Jim came to Princeton from Ossining (N.Y.) High School, where he played football, basketball, and tennis....
Dan G. Donaghy '58
Dan died peacefully April 21, 2013, in Kent, Ohio. He came to Princeton from Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. An English major, Dan took his meals at Tower...
Robert A. Dougherty '58
Bob died Jan. 23, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. Born in Johnson City, N.Y., he attended the University School in Cleveland, Ohio. Bob majored in biology at Princeton and took...
Alfred W. Edlin '58
Fred died Aug. 11, 2010, from diabetes and congestive heart failure. Fred entered Princeton from Kearny (N.J.) High School. He was a biology major and a member...
James Ehrenfeld '58
Jim died Nov. 9, 2002, after an almost year-long fight with cancer.Jim prepared for Princeton at Newark Academy. He majored in music and wrote his thesis on Ernest...
Peter R. Faber '58
Pete died May 31, 2012, at his home in John’s Island, Vero Beach, Fla., after a short battle with melanoma. He came to Princeton from Ridgewood (N.J.) High School,...
Nicholas R. Flagler '58
Nick Flagler of Oxford, Md., died Sept. 19, 2006, exactly two months after his 70th birthday. Nick's life held three passions: family, medicine, and sailing. He grew...
JOHN BARRINGTON FORBES '58
John died of cancer Oct. 12, 2007. A New York resident for most of his life, John came to Princeton from the Collegiate School, where he was active in the Glee Club....
Sanford B. Gabin '58 *73
Sandy died of cancer Nov. 27, 2004, near his home in Yardley, Pa. He was 68.He came to Princeton from Academy High in Erie, Pa., where he was class valedictorian.A...
Constantin Georgescu '58
GEORGE DIED of cancer Oct. 14, 1992, in Washington, D.C. He was born May 21, 1934, in Bucharest. Shortly before joining our class in the fall of 1954, George and his...
Coming B. Gibbs Jr. '58
Coming Gibbs died Sept. 27, 2012, in Charleston, S.C. He came to Princeton from St. Mark’s School. At Princeton he majored in politics, served as treasurer of Charter...
C. Louis Grimm '58
We are saddened to report the death of Lou Grimm on Dec. 27, 1997, after battling a long illness. Lou, a native and lifelong resident of the Kansas City area,...
Paul W. Gunzelmann '58
Paul died Feb. 2, 2013, in Chillicothe, Ohio. He came to Princeton from Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, N.Y. At Princeton, he majored in German with a bridge in...
William B. Hackenberg Jr. '58
Hack, of Ambler, Pa., died July 11, 2012. He came to Princeton from Germantown Academy in Philadelphia. At Princeton he majored in psychology, was avid sports fan,...
James J. Harley Jr. '58
Our Classmate Jim Harley passed away on Nov. 19, 1988. Jim was performing in the role of Major General Stanley in the finale of The Pirates of Penzance when he was...
Robert B. Helm '58
Bob died April 25, 2011, in New York City. He came to Princeton from the William L. Dickinson School in Jersey City, N.J. A religion major, he took his meals at Cap and...
Jan Q. Holmquist '58
OUR CLASSMATE Jan Q. Holmquist, recently a resident of Pacific Palisades, Calif., died Mar. 7, 1993, after a twoyear fight against cancer. He came to Princeton from...
Kenneth Girard Howie '58
Jerry died on May 25, 2000, in Fair Haven, N.J. He came to Princeton from Lawrenceville and left in January of our sophomore year to enter the family construction...
Carroll S. James Jr. '58
It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Carroll S. James Jr., Mar. 24, 1997, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.Carroll entered Princeton from...
Richard F. Johnson '58
Richard died in San Francisco June 19, 1992 from complications from AIDS.He prepared at Hamden H.S., where he was an active member of student government and the swimming...
Harry M.K. Johnston '58
Harry Johnston died of cancer Oct. 3, 2009, at his home in Blue Bell, Pa. He was born in Hazelton, Pa., and came to Princeton from The Hill School. At Princeton Harry...
Geoffrey A. Kandall '58
Jeff died Oct. 19, 2010, after a short illness. He came to us from Far Rockaway (N.Y.) High School, where he was valedictorian of his class. At Princeton, he was a math...
Sargent Karch '58
Sarge Karch died on Nov. 28, 1999, following a long and heroic battle with cancer.Sarge came to Princeton from Shaker Heights H.S., where he excelled as a student...
Thomas Parsons Kellogg Jr. '58
Tom died Aug. 4, 2007, of complications from 50-year battle with diabetes. Tom entered Princeton from Deerfield Academy. At Princeton he played soccer for four years...
Gale L. Kelly '58
Gale Kelly, a resident of Southgate at Shrewsbury, Mass., died Aug. 10, 2011. Gale came to Princeton from East High School in Denver, Colo., where he was the front-page...
Gilbert B. Kirwin '58
Gilbert “Gib” Kirwin came to Princeton from Far Rockaway High School in Queens, N.Y., where he had been president of his class and an All-New York City football...
Zane Klein '58
Zane Klein died June 27, 1997, from a pulmonary embolism. At the time of his death, Zane was senior v.p., secretary, and general counsel of Guardsmark, Inc. in Memphis,...
Joel A. Kraut '58
Joel died Dec. 8, 2004.At Princeton he was a member of Whig-Clio, secretary of the International Relations Club, and a member of Terrace. He was elected to Phi Beta...
A. Norman Kresge '58
Norm died Feb. 25, 2010, in Kissimmee, Fla., from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. A member of Dial Lodge, Norm majored in chemical engineering. He began his...
Lewis S. Kunkel Jr. '58
Lew died April 8, 2013, at his home in Mechanicsburg, Pa. He came to Princeton from St. Mark’s School. A member of Cap and Gown, he majored in philosophy and rowed...
Norman D. Kurtz '58
Norm died of a heart attack May 13, 2005, at his home in Scarsdale, N.Y.At Princeton, Norm majored in mechanical engineering, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and...
Ferdinand LaMotte IV '58
Andy died Aug. 4, 2008, at Chestertown Nursing and Rehab Center, near his home in Rock Hall, Md. He attended the Lawrenceville School before coming to Princeton. At...
Eugene Numa Lane '58
Gene Lane died Jan. 1, 2007, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He came to Princeton from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. At Princeton, he majored...
Nye R. Larrimer '58
Nye died Oct. 28, 2010, at his home in Columbus, Ohio. He came to Princeton from Columbus Academy. He majored in psychology, ate at Tiger Inn, and was a member of the...
Fontaine Lemaistre III '58
Fontaine LeMaistre III died of a heart attack Mar. 18, 1996, while skiing with his family in Aspen, Colo. He was 59.Sonny joined our freshman class from the Hill School,...
Stephen B. Locurcio '58
Steve died Nov. 18, 2010, in Brooksville, Fla. He came to us from Park Ridge High School in Hillsdale, N.J. A biology major, Steve took his meals at Court Club and...
Richard A. Lukins '58
Richard (known as Dick to his Princeton classmates) died suddenly March 28, 2011, of acute myeloid leukemia. Richard came to Princeton from Rye (N.Y.) High School,...
Franklin R. Mason '58
Chip died Jan. 25, 2012, in Lajeado, Brazil, due to complications from pneumonia and multiple strokes. He came to Princeton from St. Albans in Washington, D.C. At ...
Malcolm W. McKinnon Jr. '58
Mac died Nov. 25, 2009, at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He was born in Baltimore and graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton he was...
David Leonard Meginnity '58
Dave died in his sleep on May 26, 2000, in LA. A Detroit native, he entered Princeton from Choate. At Princeton, he majored in electrical engineering, and, in his spare...
Jutson C. Meininger '58
Jut died suddenly of natural causes Feb. 8, 2008. He came to Princeton from Wood-Ridge (N.J.) High School, where he was valedictorian of his class. Considered a child...
John D. Miller '58
John died on May 5, 2000, in Baltimore from pneumonia, a consequence of treatments for recurring non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.Born in New Haven, John matriculated from the...
Malcolm Fay Miller '58
Malcolm Fay "Mac" Miller died June 1, 1998, in Baton Rouge, after a long, courageous fight with diabetes.A history major at Princeton, Mac retained a fascination with...
Fredric M. Milstein '58
Fred died June 12, 2011, from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). He came to Princeton from Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City, N.J., where he was captain of the tennis...
William Adair Moore Jr. '58
Bill Moore died in his sleep May 9, 2008, at his home in Plainfield, N.H., having suffered in recent years from the effects of a heart attack and a stroke. Born in...
Richard Morgan Jr. '58
Dick Morgan died March 1, 2006, in Naples, Fla., after a long illness. He prepared for college at Milton Academy, where he was his class valedictorian. At Princeton,...
Reuben Moores Morriss III '58
Reuben died Jan. 4, 2006, of complications from pneumonia. He had battled Alzheimer's disease for 15 years. He came to Princeton from St. Louis Country Day School...
David McLeod Moulton '58
David died peacefully March 11, 2008, at his home in San Francisco. Born in Providence, R.I., he attended Providence Country Day School. At Princeton, David was a...
Michael Joseph Papinchak '58
Mike Papinchak died from pancreatic cancer in August 1985. He came to Princeton from Turtle Creek (Pa.) High School and majored in chemical engineering. After...
Steven M. Podos '58
Steven, an internationally recognized authority on glaucoma who dedicated his life to giving the gift of sight, died Oct. 10, 2009. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Steven...
Robert Fulton Porter '58
Robert Fulton Porter (known to all as "Steamboat") died of cancer Dec. 29, 2002.Originally from Harlan, Ky., Steamboat came to Princeton after graduating from Woodberry...
Herbert Jennings Proctor '58
OUR CLASSMATE Herb Proctor passed away May 12, 1990, after a long illness. At the time of his death Herb was professor of surgery at the U.N.C. School of Medicine.At...
Frederic M. Quitkin '58
Fred Quitkin died Oct. 9, 2005, of pancreatic cancer. Fred came to Princeton from Samuel V. Tilden High School in New York, where he played football and baseball, and...
Richard Redpath Ridenour '58
Rides died Sept. 4, 1995, of a cerebral aneurysm in Ft. Myers, Fla.Rides prepped at North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton, he was a voice on...
John G. Ross '58
Jack Ross died Nov. 14, 2006, after a four-year struggle with cancer, leaving Pat, his wife of 48 years. After preparing at Exeter, Jack followed his father, Leland...
Donald G. Ross III '58
We have been informed by the University that Donald “Sandy” Ross died Feb. 12, 2009, in Claremont, Calif. Sandy came to us from the Lawrenceville School, where he was...
Gerald Russell Rouse '58
Gerald Rouse died Mar. 29, 1998, in Ithaca, N.Y., where he had lived since 1958, having moved there after graduation to pursue his doctorate in high energy physics at...
J. Perry Ruddick '58
Perry Ruddick died comfortably June 15, 2011, at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., after a prolonged illness. Perry arrived at Princeton from Phillips Exeter...
Kit Rudge '58
Our dear friend Christopher Rudge died of lung cancer in Nov. 1995. Kit distinguished himself as a scholar and a leader at Scarsdale H.S., Princeton, and Harvard Law...
Kalman Ruttenstein '58
Kal Ruttenstein died Dec. 8, 2005, of complications from lymphoma.Kal came to Princeton from the Nichols School in Buffalo. He was a member of Charter Club, manager of...
David Milton Salman '58
Dave died Feb. 28, 2010. Dave came to Princeton from Las Vegas High School, where he was an all-state football player. An art major at Princeton, he wrote his thesis on...
John Crittenden Sawhill '58
John died from complications from diabetes on May 18, 2000. He came to Princeton from Gilman School in Baltimore; majored in the Woodrow Wilson School; was a member of...
Michael A. Schmitt '58
Mike died of cardiac arrest March 15, 2004, at his home in Craftsbury Common, Vt.Born in St. Paul, Minn., he came to Princeton from St. Thomas Military Academy. He...
Ivan Scott '58
Ivan Scott, whom we knew as Ivan Strakhovsky, died March 10, 2008, of a brain tumor in Washington, D.C. He was 78. Ivan came to us from the Hun School after serving...
Alfred Richard Seebass III '58 *61
Dick died Nov. 14, 2000, in Boulder, Colo., after a short illness resulting from complications related to pneumonia. He came to Princeton from Colorado, earned his BSE...
Thomas Farrell Sharp '58
In 1954 Tom Sharp came east from Tulsa, not knowing exactly where Princeton was.He leavened the Princeton community with selfconscious southwesternism, reminding us that...
Thomas R. Shearer Jr. '58
Tom died Oct. 23, 2010, at home, surrounded by his family. He had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for 18 years. He graduated from Scarsdale (N.Y.) High School. At...
Robert A. Sklar '58
Bob died July 2, 2011, in Barcelona from a brain injury sustained in a bicycle accident. He came to Princeton from Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, Calif. Bob was...
Craig Gary Smith '58 *63
Craig died on Mar. 18, 2000, of emphysema. He came to Princeton from Oak Park, Ill. As an undergraduate, Craig's interests included swimming, WPRB, and the Princeton...
Richard K. Stevens Jr. '58
Dick Stevens died May 19, 2007, from complications of lymphatic cancer. He came to Princeton from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia and majored in history....
Truman L. Susman '58
Truman died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 5, 2008, in New York City. He came to us from Ladue (Mo.) High School, where he was captain of the football team. At Princeton he...
John Otto Richard Sutter '58
John died suddenly of heart disease Aug. 31, 2003. Prior to his death he had been training for a triathlon.John entered Princeton from the John Burroughs School in St....
Thomas M. Tatum Jr. '58
Tom died of prostate cancer June 6, 2006, at his Pass Christian, Miss., home only two months after joining classmates attending the New Orleans mini-reunion on the...
Owen R. Terry '58
Owen died of prostate cancer May 29, 2008, in Baltimore. He was 72. He came to Princeton from the Evanston Township (Ill.) School, where he had been active in track and...
Richard Allen Thompson '58
Dick died July 21, 2003, after a four-year battle with colon cancer.Dick came to Princeton from Wilmington (Del.) Friends School. He joined Tower Club and majored in the...
Robert Denman Thompson Jr. '58
Denny died peacefully April 29, 2013, in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He came to Princeton from Buchtel High School in Akron, Ohio. At Princeton he was a premed student...
George I. Treyz '58
After a long illness, George died Feb. 14, 2013, a week before his 77th birthday. He came to us from Roscoe Central High School in Cooks Falls, N.Y. He majored...
John Aston Turnbull '58
John died suddenly of a heart attack at his Washington, N.J. home on May 12, 1999. Although a childhood bout with rheumatic fever eventually led to a valve replacement...
James W. Valuska '58
Jim died peacefully May 5, 2012, at home in Steubenville, Ohio. He came to Princeton from Mingo High School in Mingo Junction, Ohio, where he was valedictorian of his...
Howard F. Vultee Jr. '58
Howard, or “Spike” as he was known to many of us, died June 1, 2011. He came to Princeton from Choate, majored in mechanical engineering, won letter in swimming, and...
Frederic A.C. Wardenburg IV '58
Fred died May 8, 2006, at his home in Seattle of cancer that was diagnosed only three months earlier. Fred had lived in Seattle since the late 1970s. A true Renaissance...
Charles W. Watson Jr. '58
Charles W. "Chuck" Watson Jr. of Upper Gwynedd, Pa., died May 23, 1997. He succumbed to cancer after battling it for almost five years. Chuck prepared at Germantown...
Martin E. Weber '58
Marty Weber died of prostate cancer Nov. 24, 2008, at the age of 71, just months after attending our 50th reunion with his wife, Nora. Marty came to Princeton from the...
Leo G. B. Welt '58
Leo died Aug. 5, 2004, of mantle cell lymphoma.Leo's life was an incredible journey. It began in Nazi Germany in 1934. His Jewish political-dissident father died in a...
C. Penn Wettlaufer '58
Penn died of cancer in Buffalo on Jan. 11, 2000.Born in Buffalo and descended from William Penn, Penn matriculated to Princeton from St. Mark's. A psychology major, Penn...
Benjamin Palmer Whitaker '58
Ben Whitaker, of Rochester, N.Y., died April 19, 1999, after a brief illness. He was born in Hartford, Conn., on July 4, 1937. After recovering from polio at age 13, Ben...
John E. Williams III '58
We were saddened to learn that Jack died on Nov. 19, 1999, following a brief, sudden illness in Florida, where he was living.Jack came to Princeton from the Hill School,...
Mcdonald Edward Wrenn Jr. '58
Ed died Dec. 19, 2002, after a long battle with cancer.Ed entered Princeton from Woodberry Forest School on an NROTC scholarship, participated on the varsity soccer...
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