Current Issue

Apr.22, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 12

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1972

Kirk D. Alexander '72 *75

Kirk Alexander died peacefully with his family by his side at home in Davis, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013, after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 63. A Denver native,...

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Aloysius L.K. Amenuvor '72

Aloysius Lotsu Kwaku (or “Quarcoo”) Amenuvor of Edison, N.J., died Feb. 8, 2012, at Robert Wood Johnson Memorial Hospital in New Brunswick after a sudden illness. He...

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Peter Burtis Bixby '72

Peter died Nov. 24, 2003, in Dayton, Ohio.Born in St. Louis July 4, 1950, Peter came to Princeton from Melbourne [Fla.] HS. During high school he spent a year in...

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Douglas Merrill Briggs '72

Doug died Dec. 25, 2004.Born in Hot Springs, Va., Doug came to Princeton from the Lawrenceville School. He rowed freshman heavyweight crew, studied pre-med, and was a...

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Robert H. Caldwell Jr. '72

Bob Caldwell died unexpectedly after suffering a heart attack Dec. 25, 2010, in hometown of Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A graduate of The Hill School, Bob majored in...

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Alfred M. Dufty Jr. '72

Despite all medical interventions, we lost our well-liked and super-fit classmate to sudden cardiac death while he was exercising April 16, 2012, in Boise, Idaho. Al...

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Thomas J. Farley '72

TOM DIED on Aug. 11, 1989, of injuries he suffered when bicycling near his home in Greenwich, Conn. Tom entered Princeton with the Class of '71 after graduating from the...

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John Edward Favors '72

One of 1972's most distinguished and widely traveled members, His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami, died June 27, 2005, of complications from melanoma, at Gita Nagari, the...

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Joseph James Flanagan '72

Joe died Oct. 8, 2004, at his home in South Orange, N.J., after a valiant battle with cancer.Born in Jersey City Sept. 11, 1950, Joe graduated from River Dell Regional...

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Thomas W. Fowler IV '72

Thomas Fowler died unexpectedly Aug. 23, 2011, from a heart attack, surrounded by his family, in Boston. Tommy was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., grew up in Glen Cove...

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David P. Franks '72

DAVID FRANKS died in a motorcycle accident July 4, 1990, near his home in Levittown, N.Y. David entered Princeton with the Class of'73, and later, as an English major,...

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Kenneth K. Gill Jr. '72

The class recently learned of the death of Kenneth Gill of Lutherville, Md., Jan. 21, 2013, at the age of 63. Kenny entered with the Class of 1971 but received his...

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John J. Giovannone '72

John died Sept. 26, 2013, at home in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., with his wife, Cyndi, and immediate family by his side. He was 63. John — better known to classmates...

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Frederick Julian Gonzalez '72

Ric, beloved and admired by all, died at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor Feb. 22, 2004.He came to Princeton from the Lawrenceville School, where he...

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Lewis E. Grimes '72

The class learned this summer about the sudden death of Lewis E. Grimes July 5, 2011, in Glen Ellyn, Ill. Lewis entered Princeton with the Class of 1971 but...

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R. Douglas Harting '72

Doug died unexpectedly in his sleep Aug. 19, 2010, in Sheboygan, Wis. He was 59. Doug was born in St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 20, 1950, and graduated from St....

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Reginald Dekoven Hudson Jr. '72

After a prolonged illness, Dick died Apr. 13, 1999. His generosity, charm, and, above all, loyalty to school and college friends enriched the lives of all who knew him....

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Thomas Harding Jones '72

T. Harding Jones died July 31, 2007, of pancreatic cancer, in Branford, Conn. Harding came to Princeton from Middletown, Ohio, a graduate of Lemon-Monroe High School....

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Peter T. Joseph '72

Peter Joseph died June 25, 1998, of cancer at his home in Manhattan. At the time of his death, Peter was the chairman and CEO of Rosecliff, Inc., a merchant banking...

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John Walter Kennedy '72

John died June 8, 2004, of a heart attack in Chestertown, Md., where he and his wife, Cherilyn Widell, had recently moved from Menlo Park, Calif.John was born on Staten...

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Robert Vernon Leggett '72

Bob Leggett died Sept. 13, 2004, in Columbus, Ohio, after a valiant battle with cancer.Born in Columbia, Miss., Bob graduated from Glenville High School in Cleveland,...

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John Philip Leidy Jr. '72

John died July 14, 1997. He was born in Reading, Pa., Nov. 29, 1950, and attended Reading H.S., where he was active in soccer, various clubs, and the honor society, and...

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James A. Lyons III '72

Jim Lyons died unexpectedly in his sleep due to heart complications, at home in Carlsbad, Calif., on May 12, 2011. Jim came to Princeton from Newtown Square, Pa. He had...

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Lowell Bruce Miller '72

Lowell died of brain cancer at his home in Summit, N.J., on Feb. 2, 2000. He was 50.Raised in Philadelphia and Havertown, Pa., Lowell entered Princeton in the Class of...

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Randall Paine Osgood '72

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

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Donald M. Prowler '72

Don died of kidney cancer Feb. 7, 2002, at his home in Philadelphia.He grew up on Long Island and graduated from East Meadow HS. At Princeton, Don rowed with the varsity...

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Jeffrey Douglas Raub '72

Jeff died Sept. 28, 2004, in Old Town, Maine. In 2001 he had moved to nearby Bangor as director of the emergency department at St. Joseph Hospital there. He later...

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Barry J. Roecker '72

Barry Roecker died peacefully Aug. 6, 2011, at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his family at his side. Born in Easton, Pa., Barry came to Princeton from William...

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Douglas C. Sproull '72

Doug died Aug. 9, 2012, in St. Louis after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer and just three weeks after the death of his wife of 38 years, Helen “Gigi” Rand...

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Henry Jay Swanger '72

Henry died in San Diego July 2, 2004, after a heroic, three-and-a-half-year battle with cancer.He came to Princeton from Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pa. His...

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Halbert L. White Jr. '72

Hal White, one of 1972’s most distinguished members — valedictorian, world-renowned economist, talented musician, great friend — died March 31, 2012, after a four-year...

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Isabella L. Williams '72

Isabella Williams died at her home in Lafayette, Ind., July 26, 2008. Born in Pittsburgh, Isabella graduated from McKeesport (Pa.) High School in 1965 and married...

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Robert D. Wolfe '72

Bob Wolfe, Princeton’s 100th football captain, died May 20, 2008, after a sudden illness. Bob came to Princeton from Dover (N.J.) Senior High School. He majored in...

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Prescott Pabst Wurlitzer '72

Pres Wurlitzer died Jan. 27, 2006, at his home in Fox Point, Wis., of complications from ALS.He came to Princeton from Whitefish Bay (Wis.) High School. A member of...

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