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June6, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 14


Myles C. Morrison Jr. ’45

Published in the June6, 2012, issue

Mike died April 2, 2010, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

A graduate of the Pingry School, Mike loved Princeton and Tiger football. He played freshman football, waited tables at Commons, and joined the Glee Club and Campus Club. He was in the accelerated undergraduate premed program during World War II. Mike earned a medical degree at the University of Rochester, and served the Navy in Trinidad and at Bethesda (Md.) Naval Hospital. He completed his residency in surgery, obstetrics, and gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y.

Mike married his beloved Pat (Lorraine Porter) and they moved to Morristown, N.J., in 1954, beginning his 55-year affiliation with Morristown Memorial Hospital. He served as chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology and as vice president and president of the medical staff. Mike was an associate clinical professor at Cornell, a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He served as a delegate to the American Medical Association and the state and county medical societies.

In addition to Pat, Mike is survived by his sons, Myles III ’73 and Scott ’76; daughters Kim, Robin Parlee ’78, and Heather Yader; and eight grandchildren. The class expresses sympathy to the family.

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