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Nicholas Alvin Quinn ’39

Published in Apr. 3, 1991, issue

NICK DIED Oct. 6, 1990. A stroke five years ago placed some restrictions on Nick's ebullience but never dampened his enthusiasm for Princeton and our Class. He and Pat were regulars at '39 reunions. Whether it was a Class gathering in N.Y. or Princeton or a Triangle stopover in Albany, the Quinns were there.

After a stint with W.T. Grant Co., interrupted by wartime service with the U.S. Coast Guard, Nick had a successful career in the paper business while bringing up a large family in Pelham. in midcareer, Nick and Pat moved to Keene valley, in the highpeak area of the Adirondacks, where they could indulge their love of mountain climbing, canoeing, and the great outdoors. There Nick was a leader in the Adirondack Mountain Club. In our 50th yearbook he wrote "Family and church have been the most rewarding part of my life." He was president of the Holy Name Society, worked on the Cardinal's Committee of the Laity and in 1967 was appointed a Knight of the Equestrian order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, by the Pope.

With his familyPat, their eight children and three grandchildren we share a great loss.

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