Current Issue

Mar.17, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 10

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1957

Kenneth Michael Absher '57

Mike Absher died Aug. 25, 2012, of pancreatic cancer in Bryan, Texas. He was 77. Raised in San Antonio, Mike was a 1953 graduate of Exeter Academy. At Princeton Mike...

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Pete Adams Jr. '57

Pete Adams died tragically Aug. 25, 2007, while flying his ultralight plane, a sport he recently had begun. At Princeton he majored in biology, played hockey, tennis,...

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W. Eric Aiken '57

Eric died Oct. 1, 1997. Princeton only recently learned of his death since he had lost connection with the University after leaving. He earned a bachelor’s in...

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Gerard T. Aldrich Jr. '57

Jerry Aldrich died Mar. 29, 1999, in his sleep, of heart failure. Several years ago he had had a triple bypass.At Princeton, Jerry majored in aeronautical engineering...

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F. Knight Alexander '57

Knight died Feb. 14, 2013, in Massachusetts. At Princeton, he majored in the Special Program in European Civilization, in the French sections, and joined Quadrangle...

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David Wright Almgren '57

David Almgren died Sept. 28, 2009, following heart surgery. Dave graduated from Princeton High School, where he participated in the band and orchestra, served as...

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Michael H. Anderson '57

Mike died March 20, 2008, from pneumonia and complications of stroke. He joined Charter Club and majored in modern languages. He left Princeton in his senior year...

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Michael H. Anderson '57

Mike died March 20, 2008. At Princeton, he majored in modern languages, joined Charter Club, and roomed with Jim Churchill his senior year. He was active in...

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R. W. Apple Jr. '57

“Johnny” Apple died of thoracic cancer Oct. 4, 2006. He came to Princeton from Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. At Princeton he was chairman of the Daily...

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John T. Badham Jr. '57

John died Apr. 28, 1996, of lung cancer. At Princeton he majored in history and was a member of Cottage Club. His chief undergraduate activity was 150-lb. crew, which he...

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Keith M. Ballard '57

Keith died in France Sept. 9, 2004, to the best of our knowledge. At Princeton, he majored in philosophy, played soccer, and joined Cottage Club. His senior roommates...

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William C. Barnard '57

Bill died of a heart attack Oct. 4, 2001. At Princeton, Bill majored in politics, joined Cap and Gown, and was active in 1AA basketball, St. Paul's Society, Pre-Law...

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William C. Barnard '57

Bill died of a heart attack Oct. 4, 2001. At Princeton, Bill majored in politics, joined Cap and Gown, and was active in 1AA basketball, St. Paul's Society, Pre-Law...

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Charles L. Beans '57

Although Charles died Aug. 1, 1979, the University just learned of his demise. At Princeton, he joined Cottage Club. He left Princeton at the end of his sophomore year....

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Benjamin Moore Belcher Jr. '57

Ben died Oct. 3, 2001, at Bangor Maine Hospital. He was born in NYC and graduated from the Taft School before Princeton. Following his Princeton graduation, he earned a...

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Henry E. Bessire '57

Hank died Nov. 18, 2011. He came to Princeton from Louisville, Ky. At Princeton he majored in politics, joined Cap and Gown, and was a class officer. He was active in ...

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Robert B. Blackman '57

Blackie died March 24, 2013. At Princeton, he was a member of Terrace Club. After graduation he studied English at Columbia. Following that, he obtained a law degree...

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John D. Bowers '57

John died Mar. 17, 2002, in Oakland, Calif., after a brief illness. Born in Princeton, he was one of our townie undergraduates.At Princeton John majored in psychology,...

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Michael Edward Bowman '57

"The Bow" died July 27, 2000. He was 66.Mike graduated from Our Lady's H.S. in Newton, Mass., and did a postgraduate year at Bullis Academy. Mike was capt. of the...

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Peter R. Bredehoeft '57

Pete died Oct. 8, 2009, of complications from pneumonia. While at Princeton he majored in economics, joined Tower Club, and was active in ROTC. His senior roommates...

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Elwin R. Brown Jr. '57

Elwin died recently after an illness. At Princeton he completed his freshman year, then transferred to Union College, where he obtained a degree in economics.Elwin...

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Charles Alva Brown II '57

Charlie, "Kie" as many called him, died at age 66 in Boston on Dec. 28, 2000, as a result of complications following several brain operations.Charlie graduated from...

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Richard C. Brown '57

Richard Charles "Dick" Brown died Aug. 3, 1998. Dick did not choose to keep in touch with Princeton after graduation, so we know little. At Princeton Dick joined...

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David E. Browning Jr. '57

David died Oct. 10, 2009 in Tulsa, Okla.. At Princeton he majored in history and joined Campus Club. His senior-year roommates were Bruce Bringgold, Phil Sullivan,...

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Anthony Fisher Bruns '57

Tony died of a massive heart attack Dec. 29, 2004. A Fort Myers, Fla., resident, he was visiting his daughter in Scottsdale when he died.Tony majored in architecture and...

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George E. Byers Jr. '57

Ed died in Aug. 14, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. At Princeton he majored in biology and joined Tiger Inn. His chief activity was baseball, and he roomed with...

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Spencer O. Chagnon '57 *63

Spencer died March 31, 2003, from a heart attack caused by Alzheimer’s disease. At Princeton, he majored in electrical engineering, joined Elm Club, and roomed by...

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Robert W. Chamberlin '57

Bob died June 4, 2012, in Ridgewood, N.J., where he was a lifelong resident. At Princeton, Bob majored in politics, joined Terrace Club, served as baseball manager, and...

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Daniel R. Childs '57

Dan died tragically March 4, 2007, while diving off Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. He was born in New York City and came to Princeton from the...

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Terry R. Christian '57

Terry Christian of Mayfield Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2009. He was 74. Terry came to Princeton from East Technical High School in Cleveland and received his...

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Julian Clark '57

Jay died Oct. 23, 2012, in Leawood, Kan., after a long illness. He was born in Buenos Aires and raised in Argentina, Spain, Paraguay, and Cuba. At Princeton, Jay...

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Richard B. Clement '57

DICK CLEMENT DIED in Kirkwood, Mo. May 16, 1991, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer.At Princeton, Dick majored in history and was active in the...

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Harris S. Colt '57

Harris died June 25, 2004, after a battle with cancer.He was born in New York City and prepared for Princeton at the Fay School. He majored in European Civilization with...

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Donald Creighton '57

Don died of cancer at home in San Pedro, Calif., Feb. 27, 2003; he was 67. Don grew up in Albany, N.Y. At Princeton he majored in philosophy, was a member of Dial Lodge,...

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Donald Davidson '57

Don died June 22, 2010. At Princeton, he majored in political science and joined Ivy Club. His chief interest was basketball. After graduation, Don earned an M.B.A....

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Joel Davis '57

Joel suffered massive head injuries in a bicycle accident Feb. 21, 1995, dying shortly thereafter. He had been biking to tutor a sixth-grade class, when he collided with...

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Frank H. Davis Jr. '57

Frank died June 15, 2012, at age 76. He graduated from Milton Academy, where he was captain of the hockey and track teams. At Princeton he majored in psychology and...

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Frank G. Dawson '57

Frank died in July 2007 from liver disease. At Princeton, he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School, concentrating in Latin America, and participated in Orange Key, the...

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Charles R. Ellis '57

Charlie Ellis died May 4, 2008, after a battle with cancer. At Princeton, he majored in English and roomed senior year with Bill Faltz. After graduation, Charlie...

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Robert A. Fagan '57

Bob died July 7, 2009, in New York City. He was 74. He was a writer and poet. Literature and art history were the chief foci of this highly educated and brilliant...

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William N. Farlie Jr. '57

Bill died Dec. 14, 2012. At Princeton, he majored in psychology and joined Key and Seal. He was active in WPRU, and with Milt Rubin, Stu Pertz, and Merritt Cohen ...

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Arnold G. Fink '57

Arnie Fink died March 28, 2005, after a long illness.While at Princeton, he majored in philosophy, joined Court Club, was intramural athletics director, and was a member...

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Richard B. Fisher '57

One of our eminent classmates and a University trustee from 1984-94, Dick died of prostate cancer complications Dec. 16, 2004.He prepared at William Penn Charter School....

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Evan T. Fisher '57

EVAN FISHER died Feb. 28, 1993, in a most sad fashion. His wife of many years, Barbara, left for the weekend to show her prize dogs at a competition. Upon returning, she...

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William J. Foltz '57

Bill died Oct. 27, 2013, at his home in New Haven. While at Princeton, he majored in French and was active in the International Relations Council. He roomed his senior...

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Alfred W. French III '57

Al died Oct. 19, 2004, of multiple myeloma. He was 69.Al attended Phillips Exeter Academy, and earned bachelor's degrees in engineering at Princeton and in architecture...

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Edward F. Fry '57

EDWARD FORT FRY died of a heart attack Apr. 17, 1992, at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Born in Philadelphia and educated at Haverford, he lived a good part of his life on the Main...

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Joseph L. Glass '57

Joe died March 25, 2011. At Princeton he majored in biology and joined Court Club. His activities included 150-pound crew and “late-night poker.” His senior roommates...

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William Grant Glassco '57

Bill, also known as "Glassy," died Sept. 13, 2004, of throat cancer.Even before Princeton, Bill was interested in theater and is remembered for the style and humor he...

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Edmund F. Goldman '57

Ed died of heart failure Aug. 23, 2006, in Little Rock, Ark. He was born in Boston but spent much of his life in Little Rock. At Princeton, he majored in history,...

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William M. Goldstein '57

Bill died Aug. 6, 2008, of melanoma. He lived in Wayne, Pa. Bill grew up in Melrose Park, Pa., and entered Princeton from Cheltenham High School. He was a Woodrow...

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James H. Goss '57

Jim died June 29, 1994. We only recently learned of his death.Jim did not maintain any ties to Princeton, nor do we have any record of his life after graduation with the...

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Peter H. Gott '57

Peter died June 13, 2012, at his home in Lakeville, Conn., after a six-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. At Princeton, he majored in economics and sociology, joined...

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Jonathan K. Graves '57

JOHN DIED Sept. 17, 1990 of lung cancer after a courageous battle and misdiagnosis by Japanese doctors in Tokyo, where he was stationed by Citibank.At Princeton, John...

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Charles A. Greathouse III '57

Charles A. Greathouse III ’57 Charlie died Dec. 16, 2013, at his home in Boynton Beach, Fla. At Princeton, Charlie majored in English and joined Cottage Club. He...

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Stephen Fairchild Gregory '57

Steve, who spent his childhood in Denver and graduated from Taft in 1953 as the salutatorian of his class, died Sept. 2, 2005.At Princeton he was active in music and...

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Keith L. Groneman '57

Keith died Nov. 1, 2011. At Princeton he majored in economics, joined Charter Club, and was active in track. He did not remain in touch with Princeton, but we know he...

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Robert G. Hahn '57

Bob died Aug. 10, 2007, in Macon, Ga. He attended Princeton University on a naval scholarship and majored in history. He was active in Orange Key and the Under-...

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Hugh Halff Jr. '57

Hugh died July 4, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas, his lifelong home. He was not happy at Princeton and left during his sophomore year for the University of Texas. He...

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Earle H. Harder '57

Known to his family as the Gentle Giant, Earle died of cancer on Apr. 26, 2002.Earle prepared for Princeton at Palmyra [N.J.] HS, where he earned All South Jersey honors...

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John Bell Henneman '57

Distinguished historian, John Henneman died July 7, 1998, in Princeton, of cancer. At the time of his death, he was the history bibliographer for Firestone Library.After...

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David P. F. Hess '57

David died of a stroke May 28, 2012, with his family by his side. After preparing at Phillips Academy Andover, David came to Princeton, where he majored in English and...

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William B. Hewson Jr. '57

Bill died Sept. 29, 2011, in Naples, Fla., after a lengthy illness. Born July 29, 1935, in Long Branch, N.J., he grew up in East Williston, N.Y., and prepared at Kent...

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W. Speed Hill '57

After six years of contending with Parkinson's disease, W. Speed Hill died May 8, 2007. Speed was internationally renowned in the field of textual editing, the...

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L. Lister Hill '57

LISTER HILL. died of cancer July 15, 1993, at his home in Montgomery, Ala. He came to Princeton from St. Alban's School. Though born in Montgomery, Lister's childhood...

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John J. Hunt '57

Jack died July 29, 2013, from complications following surgery. While at Princeton, he majored in engineering, played football, lacrosse and wrestling, and joined Ivy...

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Charles W. Lowry III '57

Chuck died Sept. 8, 2002. We received this information recently. At Princeton he majored in religion. Active in football, he played as a freshman and in 150-pound...

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Frank W. Ittel Jr. '57

Frank W. Ittel Jr. died Feb. 20, 1999, at home, following injuries in an automobile accident from which he seemed to be recovering. Frank came to Princeton from West...

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Theodore James Jr. '57

Ted died Oct. 7, 2006, of heart failure. At Princeton he majored in art and archaeology, which became lifelong pursuits. He roomed with Hap Werth and was active in the...

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Richard H. Jenkins '57

Dick died April 1, 2012, at home in Beachwood, N.J. He did not graduate and was with our class only part of the four years. He did not keep in touch with Princeton....

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Franklin P. Jones '57

Frank died Aug. 13, 2009, after a long and brave battle with cancer. During his Princeton years he majored in history and joined Tiger Inn. His senior roommates were...

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Barry L. Kantor '57

Barry died July 7, 2012, at the Manor Care Nursing Home in New Providence, N.J., after a short illness. He was 77 years old and previously lived in Morristown, N.J. At...

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Edward L. Katz '57

Ed died June 9, 2008. According to a medical website, he was a neurological surgeon who received a medical degree from Columbia University in 1961, had a...

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Robert M. King '57

Bob King died Jan. 15, 2006, in Wilton, Conn.At Princeton, he majored in electrical engineering and joined Key and Seal Club. His senior year he roomed in Little Hall...

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Donald Dance Kirby '57

Our class only recently received notice of Dan's death in 1993. At Princeton Dan majored in SPEC in modern languages and literature. He joined Cottage Club.After...

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Paul Klingensmith '57

Paul died Sept. 20, 2010, after a long diabetes-related illness at the age of 74. He had been a resident of Selinsgrove, Pa., for 45 years. At...

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Richard W. Knorr '57

Dick died March 11, 2005. He was 69.He prepared for Princeton at Scranton [Pa.] Central High School. At Princeton, Dick majored in civil engineering, received a Naval...

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Peter F. Kohler '57

Peter died Sept. 16, 2005, after a lifelong career in the medical profession and a lifelong battle with diabetes.At Princeton, he majored in history, joined Tiger Inn,...

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Donald M. Leith '57

Mac died Jan. 30, 2010.He was born in Cambridge, Mass., and attended the Landon School in Bethesda, Md. At Princeton, he majored in history and joined Cap and Gown. He...

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Morton Lewin '57 *60

Morton Lewin died unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep Feb. 20, 2013. He was 81. Mort grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in...

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Horace G. Lippincott '57

Horace died Oct. 25, 1999, after a long illness. He resided in Crestline, Calif. At Princeton, Hod was a member of Court Club.After Hod's graduation he entered the...

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Arthur C. Lumb '57

Art died May 22, 2010, after several years in a long-term nursing facility. He had broken his hip and had several strokes that prevented him from having physical therapy...

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Donald B. MacElwee '57

Mac died Aug. 27, 2010, in Hazleton (Pa.) General Hospital. At Princeton, he majored in mechanical engineering, joined Cannon Club, and played football and...

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John MacRae '57

John died Oct. 17, 2011, in Greenville, S.C. At Princeton he joined Dial, majored in chemical engineering, and played golf and intramural sports. His senior roommates...

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Hugh A. Madden '57

Hugh died May 22, 2013, in Burlington, Mass. He was 77. His love of Latin and Greek led him to Princeton, where he graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and won the...

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Fulton Edwin Massengill '57

Ned died on Oct. 14, 2001, of cancer. He came to Princeton from Newark Academy. At Princeton, he participated in lacrosse and was a member of Ivy Club and ROTC. An Air...

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Fulton Edwin Massengill '57

Ned died on Oct. 14, 2001, of cancer. He came to Princeton from Newark Academy. At Princeton, he participated in lacrosse and was a member of Ivy Club and ROTC. An Air...

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William A. McCleary III '57

Bill, known as “Beets” to his Pingry School classmates and Acharn (teacher) to his Thammasat University students, died Nov. 26, 2013, while snorkeling. The accident...

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Richard J. McCready '57

Dick McCready died Sept. 29, 2009, in San Diego, Calif., after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 74. Born March 24, 1935, to Bernard and Thelma McCready in...

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Milton Mcilhany '57

Milt died Oct. 20, 1995, after a courageous eight-year battle with leukemia. His wife of 25 years, Mary, and his children were at his side in Tulsa, Okla.At Princeton...

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Edward C. McLean Jr. '57

Ted died Nov. 3, 2010, of respiratory failure. He prepped at Deerfield before Princeton. At Princeton, he majored in history and roomed with Osander,...

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Edward L. McMillan Jr. '57

Reds died June 18, 2010, after a long bout with Alzheimer’s. Reds was born in Pittsburgh and came to Princeton from Lower Merion (Pa.) High School. At Princeton, he...

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Blair S. McMillin '57

Blair died Jan. 27, 2014, at Mount Lebanon, Pa. During his Princeton years he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School, was bicker chairman and president of Dial Lodge,...

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Michael James Mctighe '57

Mike McTighe's death from lung cancer on Sept. 30, 2001, in Delmar, N.Y., took a bright and independent spirit from us. Born in NYC, Mike attended Phillips Exeter, where...

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Lee G. Mestres Sr. '57

Lee died May 13, 2010. He was born in Stonington, Conn., and came to Princeton from Lawrenceville, which he said, taught him how to “swim,” while college was “a...

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Thomas H. Mettler '57

Tom died of cancer Aug. 8, 2004, at his Atlanta, Ga., home.A New York native, Tom graduated from Phillips Academy Andover in 1953. After a year at Princeton, he left for...

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Arthur H. Miller '57

Art died May 26, 2012, after battling a rare form of cancer. At Princeton he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School and joined Elm Club. His senior roommate was Ken...

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Richard A. Moore '57

Dick died Nov. 26, 2012, at age 77. At Princeton, Dick majored in biology, joined Elm Club, and played 150-pound football. He was active in the Orange Key and IAA...

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Benjamin B. Morgan '57

Ben died Aug. 1, 2002. While at Princeton he majored in geology and joined Cloister Inn. As an undergraduate he was active in the Society of Musical Amateurs, a crew...

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Gerald J. Moyar '57

Jerry died July 5, 2012, of heart failure. He was an all-state football player in Virginia and received a football scholarship to Princeton, but a knee injury ended...

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W. Richard Mullan '57

Dick died Feb. 5, 2005, victim of a hit-and-run accident in Tucson, Ariz. At Princeton he majored in Spanish civilization, joined Key and Seal, and was active in...

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John Newton '57

John Newton died Feb. 13, 2013, at home in Landgrove, Vt. He was 83. John came to Princeton from The Newton School, which his father, Dave ’23, ran with his...

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Kenneth E. Nighman '57

Ken died of cancer on Aug. 20, 2001, in LA. Ken came to Princeton from the U. of Minnesota HS. He majored in psychology and was a member of Campus Club, Whig-Clio, and...

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Robert E. Oconnor '57

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

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Roy C. Olson Jr. '57

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

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Zenro Osawa '57

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

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Mead Payne '57

Mead died of a heart attack Oct. 16, 2010. He was a longtime resident of Lake Bluff, Ill., and was very attached to the area. He was a graduate of The Hill School....

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Anthony James Pennington '57

Jim died April 16 at Sawtelle Hospice in Reading, Mass. He was 76. Born in Newark, N.J., he attended Newark Academy and the Wilmington (Del.) Friends School. At...

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John J. Petrosky '57

John died March 24, 2013, in Clinton, Conn., his lifelong home. At Princeton, John majored in history, joined Quadrangle Club, and played JV football. His...

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Henry P. Pielaet '57

Hank died Dec. 4, 2008, of prostate cancer. Admitted to Princeton on a football and academic scholarship, he left during his freshman year and later graduated from Seton...

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James C. Pinkerton '57

Jim died Oct. 14, 2009, after a long fight with cancer. After graduating Central High School in Tulsa, Okla., Jim entered the Class of 1957. At Princeton he majored...

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Sumner G. Rahr '56

Sumner died peacefully Feb. 6, 2009, in his home state of Illinois. While at Princeton, he majored in religion, joined Cap and Gown, and played football for two years....

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Harold Eugene Ramonat Jr. '57

George died April 5, 2010. Born in Philadelphia, George came to Princeton from Episcopal Academy, majored in sociology, and was active in Quadrangle Club, JV football,...

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Robert Rehder *70 '57

The class has lost one of its most outstanding scholars. Robert Rehder died of a heart attack April 6, 2009, in Oxford, England, where he had been living and teaching...

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Paul R. Reich '57

Paul died Nov. 18, 2006, after a long illness. He was born and raised in New Jersey. At Princeton, he majored in psychology, joined Court Club, was active in WPRB and...

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James Reynolds '57

Jim died at his home in Bonita Springs, Fla., Oct. 20, 2004. He fell ill while playing golf and died shortly thereafter.Jim graduated from high school in Xenia, Ohio. At...

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Rowland Richards Jr. '57 *64

Toby died Jan. 8, 2013. At Princeton, he joined Court Club and majored in civil engineering. After graduating he earned a master’s degree in civil engineering from Cal...

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John C. Rinehart '57

John died Nov. 29, 2002, after a long illness. Though he always loved his Princeton years, he did not return for reunions or maintain ties with 1957. At college, he...

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C. David Robinson '57

Dave died Feb. 2, 2008, from complications related to ALS. He was born in New York City and attended St. Paul's School. At Princeton he captained the ice hockey and...

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Jesper Rosenmeier '57

Beloved husband, father, stepfather, and professor, Jesper Rosenmeier died suddenly April 3, 2014, while walking across the university campus he loved, Tufts....

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Martin L. Rubin '57

MARTIN DIED of cancer May 29, 1993, in Manchester, Conn. He was born in Newark, N.J., and raised in Gloversville, NX He came to Princeton from Williston Academy.At...

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Robert S. Russell '57

Bob died of cancer May 3, 2008. He came to Princeton from the Peddie School, where he starred in track. He spent only one semester at Princeton, living in South Edwards....

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Edward W. Said '57

Ed died Sept. 25, 2003, of leukemia, which he had battled since 1991.He was born in Jerusalem, moving to Cairo in his youth. In 1951 he was sent to Mount Hermon School,...

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G. Theodore Schaum '57

Ted Schaum was killed Feb. 5, 2007, in a car accident near Detroit Lakes, Minn. He was driving at night when a tractor-trailer did a U-turn in front of him, blocking the...

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George R Scheele '57

GEORGE SCHEELE died Feb. 13, 1993, at New England Medical Center, of complications following second liver transplant. George was diagnosed with liver disease 14 years...

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James A. Schuck '57

Jim died June 29, 2005, in Boise, Idaho.He was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Corning, N.Y. At Princeton, Jim majored in geological engineering, joined Court Club,...

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Walter G. Schwenk '57

Wally died Nov. 4, 2003, after a battle with disease that began in 1992.He was born in Cleveland and graduated from the Pomfret School before attending Princeton. He...

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John G. Scranton '57

John died April 1, 2013, at his home in Key West, Fla. He had suffered multiple illnesses in recent years, including memory loss and prostate cancer. At...

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Miles P.H. Seifert '57

Our class, the University, and many others who either knew or were touched by him lost dear friend with the death of Miles Parr Haszard Seifert on Oct. 3, 2003, after...

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William T. Shinn '57

Bill died on June 6, 2001, Richmond, Va., from complications from Parkinson's disease, which he had had for 25 years.Entering Princeton at age 16 from Washburn H.S....

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Rinn-Sup Shinn '57

Rinn died on his 82nd birthday, May 5, 2011, after a long struggle with cancer. He came to Princeton from South Korea, joining ’57 in his junior year. He majored in...

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David K. Silhankek '57

David died peacefully May 2, 2012. At Princeton he majored in English, played baseball, and joined Cannon Club. After Princeton he obtained a master’s degree from...

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Edward W. Smolensky '57

Ed died April 7, 2010 of Parkinson’s disease after a long struggle. He was 74 and a resident of Pinehurst, N.C., at the time. After graduating from Blair Academy he...

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Richard T. Sparks '57

Dick died Sept. 17, 2011. His home was Lynchburg, Va. At Princeton, he majored in civil engineering, joined Cap and Gown, and played football. He was active in the...

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Lindsay N. Steen '57

Lindsay died peacefully Jan. 11, 2011, at his home in Lowell, Mass. He had battled a number of maladies over several years. He was 75. He grew up in Warren, Pa., and...

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John H. Stennis '57

John died Sept. 5, 2013, at a Jackson, Miss., hospital after a period of declining health. At Princeton, John majored in the Woodrow Wilson School and joined Quadrangle...

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Stephen Bartow Strang Jr. '57

Bart died Dec. 3, 2009. According to his wife, Mary, the cause of his death was the Korean War wounds he suffered. He had been in a wheelchair for more than three years,...

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Norman Strax '57

Norm died of prostate cancer in NYC. He was 66. Born in Brooklyn and raised in NYC and Long Island, he played the banjo and developed a love for open space and the...

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William A. Sugden '57

Bill died at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia July 10, 2004. He was 69.A resident of Doylestown, Pa., he was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He prepared at...

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Thomas R. Swabey '57

Tom died Feb. 5, 2000, in Ottawa, Ontario.Tom prepared for Princeton at Ridley College, where he lettered in football, track and field, basketball, and cricket and was...

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David F. Taylor '57

David died suddenly Aug. 13, 2008, in Princeton. He was from Memphis, and attended public schools there followed by Columbia Military School. At Princeton Dave majored...

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David L. Taylor '57

Dave died April 1, 2013. He lived in Webster Groves, Mo. At Princeton, he majored in chemical engineering, joined Cloister Inn, was active in interclub sports...

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Arbie R. Thalacker '57

Arbie died Jan 9, 2012, of pancreatic cancer. At Princeton he majored in English, joined Cap and Gown, and was active in swimming, football, flying club, Keycept, the...

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John Edward Thomas '57

John died Sept. 19, 1997, in Milwaukee, while hospitalized after a prolonged illness. After preparing at Milwaukee University School, he majored in English and joined...

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Walter Livingston Titus '57

Walt died April 22, 2001, of a heart attack while playing chess. At Princeton he majored in English, joined Key and Seal, and roomed with Phil Torrance '58 in his senior...

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Stokley P. Towles '57

Stokes died Feb. 14, 2013, in Westwood, Mass., at the age of 77. At Princeton, he majored in English and joined Cottage Club. He was active in Tiger Magazine and...

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Michael B. De Turnure '57

Michael died Jan. 2, 1997, after a courageous year-long battle with lymphoma. He came to Princeton from Kent School with his good friends Bill Hewson, Gary Lane, and...

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Newton von Sander '57

Newton died Feb. 6, 2012, at his farm in Bowdoinham, Maine, after a battle with adenocarcinoma. He treated his patients until two days before his death. Newton graduated...

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Charles Gray Watson '57

We regret to report the death of Chuck Watson. Like his great-grandfather, father, and uncle, Chuck was an extraordinarily respected and beloved Pittsburgh surgeon.Chuck...

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John L. Watson '57

JOHN DIED at his home on Lake Tawakoni, Tex., Oct. 14, 1993, after a long battle with cancer. He was 57. Born in Orange, N.J., he was raised in Wynnewood and graduated...

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Walter F. Weiss '57

Walter F. "Rick" Weiss died Feb. 3, 1998, at his home in Washington, D.C., of congestive heart failure. He was born in Shenandoah, Iowa. The family moved to Milwaukee,...

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Frank C. Whittelsey '57

Frank died Jan. 29, 2008, after a courageous 14-year battle with cancer. He left Princeton in the middle of his freshman year for academic reasons. Frank graduated from...

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Philip Leigh Wickenden '57

Phil Wickenden died June 2, 1996, in Baltimore, in the aftermath of surgery.Phil graduated from Horace Greeley H.S. in Chappaqua, N.Y. At Princeton Phil majored in...

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George William Wilde '57

Bill died peacefully June 18, 2013, at High Lawn Farm in Lee, Mass. At Princeton he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School. His undergraduate activities were hockey and...

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Raymond S. Willey '57

Raymond died Sept. 9, 2008. While at Princeton, he majored in physics and joined Terrace Club. Ray participated in golf, basketball, and the Campus Fund Drive. His...

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Thomas A. Williams '57

Tom died Oct. 30, 2007, of complications from kidney cancer. While at Princeton he majored in chemical engineering, played freshman football and baseball, and was...

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H. Jeremy Wintersteen '57

JERRY WINTERSTEEN, missing at sea, is presumed to have died June 18, 1991. After attending St. Paul's School Jerry roomed at Princeton with Jay Lewis, John Scoutter and...

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Marvin Zim '57

Marvin died July 6, 2011, in Potomac, Md., of staph infections. Born in New York City, he came to Princeton and majored in history. He joined Key and Seal, was...

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Robert Ervin Zimmerman '57

It is with regret that we report the death of Robert Ervin "Zim" Zimmerman. Bob grew up in Akron, Ohio, where he attended Garfield H.S. and came to Princeton in 1953....

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Warren S. Zweiback '57

ONE OF OUR Class's dear and genuine characters died Apr. 21, 1993, as a result of a car accident. Horsey was driving home from a checkup on his recent heart transplant,...

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