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Apr.6, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 10


Memorials by Class: 1971

Robert L. Beeler '71

Bob Beeler died suddenly from a heart attack Oct. 22, 2010. He 61. Bob born Dec. 21, 1948, and attended Hamilton Taft High School in Hamilton, Ohio, where he...

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David P. Blakey '71

Dave died in his native Australia Sept. 14, 2009, after a battle with liver and bone cancer. Dave was one of the few international students in our class,...

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Samuel P. Boehm '71

Sam Boehm died July 17, 2011, from complications of prostate cancer. Sam was born in Detroit and came to Princeton from Seacrest High School in Delray Beach, Fla. He...

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Stephen W. Bradley Jr. '71

Steve Bradley died Nov. 23, 1996, at his home in Towson, Md., after fighting a brain tumor diagnosed a few months before his death. He was 47. Steve attended Skaneateles...

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Robert G. Chambers '71

The class lost one of its most vibrant members when Bob Chambers died from melanoma Oct. 18, 2011, in Charlotte, N.C. Bob was born in Philadelphia and came to Princeton...

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Anthony W. Davenport '71

Tony died Jan. 6, 2004, at his home in Lancaster, Ohio, after a brave struggle with pancreatic cancer. He graduated from Princeton with a degree in architecture, but...

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Fredrick Lee Dixon '71

Fred died Sept. 19, 2003, in Princeton of a respiratory infection that turned into pneumonia. He suffered from ALS and was wheelchair-bound his last few years but was...

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Michael B. Epstein '71

Mike died Jan. 6, 2011, in Chicago, soon after contracting a rare form of cancer. He came to Princeton from Elmira, N.Y., where he attended Elmira Free Academy. Mike...

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Clark Feldman '71

Clark died May 2, 2009, after a three-year battle with cancer. Clark grew up in Michigan and came to Princeton from Detroit’s renowned Cass Tech High School. He majored...

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Donald S. Gerber '71

Don died June 5, 2003, in Melbourne, Australia, after a courageous battle with ALS. Don was a native of the New York area who came to Princeton from Jamaica High...

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James W. Harris '71

Jim died in Atlanta on Sept. 25, 1999, at age 49, following a battle with cancer. After graduating magna cum laude from Princeton and, in 1974, from Duke U. law school,...

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Peter Heath '71

An international scholar and educator and a connector between East and West, Peter died Nov. 12, 2014, of brain cancer. The son of Samuel Roy Heath ’39, Peter was born...

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Sam Lipsman '71

The class lost one of its brightest and most thoughtful members when Sam Lipsman died June 13, 2013, after a seven-month battle with cancer. Sam graduated from...

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Michael B. Macko '71

Mike died peacefully Jan. 24, 2010, at home in Providence, R.I., after a long illness. He was surrounded by family and friends. Mike was one of the quiet stars of...

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Richard D. Marquis '71

Rick died Oct. 16, 2002, of a brain tumor. He came to Princeton from Thayer Academy, played freshman baseball, and majored in politics. He roomed all four years with Ron...

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Roy Dickinson Meredith '71

Rick Meredith died Oct. 22, 1998, at home, of cancer of the lower esophagus only three months after diagnosis. He prepared at Phillips Exeter and was the latest of...

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William P. Mullin '71

Bill Mullin died May 16, 2011, in Kokomo, Ind. Bill grew up in Syracuse, N.Y., and came to Princeton from Christian Brothers Academy. He majored in sociology, lived in...

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John Olson '71

Jack died July 10, 2014, of a cerebral hemorrhage while on vacation with his family in Anchorage, Alaska. Jack came to Princeton from the University School of...

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Michael Frederick Otoole '71

Michael Toole died on Aug. 15, 1988, after a long illness. Michael came to Princeton from Syracuse, N.Y., where he graduated from Christian Brothers Academy. A sociology...

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Stephen John Powers '71

Steve died Aug. 17, 2001, at Mass. General Hospital in Boston. He was 52.Steve prepared for Princeton at Lake Forest HS outside Chicago. At Princeton, Steve majored in...

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W. Keith Rabe '71

The class lost one of its most beloved members when Keith died from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) March 31, 2014. Tributes and...

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Joseph C. Reidy '71

Joe Reidy died March 3, 2012, as a result of follicular lymphoma. Joe came to Princeton from the Gilbert School in Winsted, Conn., the area where he lived his entire...

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Michael Roberts '71

Michael died Nov. 5, 2014, of a traumatic brain injury, which he sustained when he fell from a tree while mountain climbing. Michael came to Princeton from the...

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Ronald W. Scharff '71

Ron died on May 6, 1999. At his death, he was resident of Kingston, N.Y. Ron came to Princeton from Garden City [N.Y.] H.S. He majored in electrical engineering, with...

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Jonathan K. C. Stobie '71

Jon died at his home in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Sept. 16, just three months after being diagnosed with brain cancer.Born in Oxford, England, Jon attended the Dragon School...

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Richard Stockbridge '71

Richard, known as “Hoss” to his friends, died Nov. 10, 2013, at home in Woodbine, Md., after a two-year battle with lymphoma. Richard came to...

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Geoffrey G. Trego '71

The class lost a dedicated public servant and loving family man when Geoff Trego died March 25, 2012, at his Richmond, Va., home following a brief illness. Geoff grew up...

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Jon T. Wagenknecht '71

We are sad to report the death of Jon Wagenknecht May 21, 2012, due to heart failure after unsuccessful cardiac transplantation. Jon attended Wayland Academy in...

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Richard Thomas Wharton '71

Tom Wharton died suddenly in his sleep March 11, 2013, at his home in Kamas, Utah, from pulmonary emboli. Tom was born in Boston and came to Princeton from St. Mark’s...

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Richard S. Williamson '71

Richard Williamson died unexpectedly Dec. 8, 2013, from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage. Rich came to Princeton from New Trier High School in suburban Chicago. He...

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James R. Zarfoss Jr. '71

Jim Zarfoss died Sept. 18, 2010, after a short and unexpected illness at York (Pa.) Hospital, the hospital where he was born. He died just weeks after escorting his...

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