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Nov.18, 2009

Vol. 111, No. 5


Memorials by Class: 1976

Robert S. Andre Jr. '76

BOB DIED unexpectedly Apr. 23, 1990, while recovering from surgery. The cause was a split aorta resulting from Marfan's Syndrome, a genetically inherited condition most...

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Jesse R. Baker '76

It is with great sadness the class reports the death of Jesse Baker April 21, 2012, from pancreatic cancer, after an eight-month illness. Jesse was born in Trenton,...

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Robert Barrios '76

BOB, A COPY EDITOR for the N.Y. TIMES and former Foreign Service officer, died Jan. 7, 1988, at the St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City, He was 33 and...

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Ronald B. Beible '76

After a three-month-long struggle with lung cancer, Ronald Beible died at home Sept. 18, 2009, with his wife, Kim, at his side. Ron came to Princeton from Cumberland...

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W. Todd Benson '76

Note: The following is an expanded version of a memorial published in the Nov. 16, 2011, issue of PAW. W. Todd Benson of Huntly, Va., Aug. 30, 2011,...

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Edward L. Ciemniecki '76

Edward Ciemniecki died June 27, 2013 in Haddonfield, N.J., seven months after he was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Ed came to Princeton from Linden (N.J.) High...

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William Riley Clarke Jr. '76

BILL DIED Nov. 19, 1985, He entered with the Class of 975 and later took standing with us. During his limited time at Princeton, he lived in Holder, 1901, and 1915...

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William J. Cooksley III '76

William Cooksley died May 5, 2013, of a heart attack in Austin, Texas. William was raised in Vestal, N.Y., and graduated from Vestal Central High School, where he...

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Edward F. Corson IV '76

Edward Corson died Dec. 13, 2009, in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., of a long-term heart problem. Ted graduated from Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and began with the...

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Jay W. Dawson '76

It is with great sadness that the class reports the death of Jay Dawson March 28, 2012, in Pennsylvania, a few days after he collapsed while jogging. Jay came to...

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Kevin J. Dowd '76

The class was recently informed of the death of Kevin J. Dowd on March 8, 2011, in New York City, seven months after his being diagnosed with lung cancer. Kevin grew up...

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Myron Leo Dye '76

Butch Dye died Dec. 8, 2009, at home in Texas surrounded by his family, after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. Butch came to Princeton from San Antonio along with...

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Stephen B. Guild '76

Princeton has lost an adored friend, Stephen Guild, of Rocky Hill, N.J., who died Nov. 15, 2003, after a long bout with cancer.Steve graduated from Princeton with a...

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Susan Lynn Hurley '76

The class lost its salutatorian and one of its brightest stars with the death of Susan Hurley Aug. 15, 2007, in Oxford, England, following a 12-year struggle with breast...

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Van Curtis Langston '76

Van Curtis Langston was born in Seattle Jan. 3, 1952, and died there Jan. 29, 2008. He entered Princeton from Chief Sealth High School with the Class of 1974 and...

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Margaret E. Mahoney h '76

It is with sadness that the class officers report the death of honorary classmate Margaret Ellerbe Mahoney, Dec. 22, 2011, after a long illness. Margaret was...

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John Stevenson Marshall '76

John S. Marshall died Dec. 7, 2008, at home in South Norwalk, Conn., of an apparent heart attack. John, who came to Princeton from Deerfield Academy, grew up in Darien,...

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Paige Andrea Meili '76

After struggling for several years with chronic disease, Paige died on Nov. 11, 2002. Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Milwaukee, she was member of the Charter Club...

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Douglas F. Moltz '76

Doug Moltz died of cancer April 18, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was 58. Doug was raised in Cleveland and was a proud graduate of Hawken School, where he...

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Hunter A. Nicholas '76

Hunter Nicholas was born Sept. 12, 1953, and grew up in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. He attended both Milton Academy and the Palfrey Street School in...

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Nina A. Nielsen '76

Nina Nielsen died suddenly Jan. 15, 2011, at her home in Newport Beach, Calif., of pulmonary emboli. She was 56. Nina graduated from Riverside (Calif.) Polytechnic High...

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Yvonne Guzman Opsahl '76

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

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Leslie Reif '76

Leslie died Feb. 7, 2004, of complications from an epileptic seizure.Leslie lived with his family in San Francisco and taught elementary school in Oakland. At Princeton,...

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Louis R. Roth '76

The class lost one of its most enthusiastic and best-loved classmates on Feb. 26, 2002, when Luke died in Des Moines, Iowa. A non-smoker his entire life, Luke died after...

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Charles Paul Slavin '76

It is with great sadness that the class officers report the death of Charles Slavin July 30, 2012, unexpectedly but peacefully, at home in Maine. Charlie came to...

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William Sword Jr. '76

Our class tragically lost William Sword when a tree struck him Oct. 29, 2012, during Superstorm Sandy. Bill will be sorely missed by his soulmate and wife of 33...

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Martin P. Wohlforth '76

"Buff" was a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center tragedy. He worked as a managing director of Sandler, O'Neill & Partners on the 104th floor of 2 WTC.Strong...

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Johnny Yeung '76

Johnny died Sept. 9, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand. Born Hong Kong and brought up Bangkok, Johnny prepped at Worcester Academy before coming to Princeton. He wrote...

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