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July15, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 16

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1954

J. Logan Burke Jr. '54

John Logan Burke died March 20, 2008, at his home in Rockport, Maine. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, John...

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John W. Acer '54

John Acer died June 24, 2012, after a long struggle with leukemia. Born in Medina, N.Y., he graduated from Hotchkiss. At Princeton, he majored in mechanical...

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Robert C. Agee '54

Robert Agee died of lung cancer at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., on Jan. 30, 2002. Bob prepared for Princeton at Andover. He was editor and chair of the Nassau Lit, a...

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Eric D. Altree Jr. '54

Eric Altree died Nov. 5, 2010, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Pittsburgh, he graduated from South Hills High School. At Princeton, he was a...

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Ardee Ames '54

ArDee Ames died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he graduated from the Loomis School. He was an English major and was married in his senior year at Princeton. He...

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Charles J. Anderson Jr. '54

Charles Anderson of Middletown, N.J., died peacefully Sept. 5, 2010, surrounded by his family at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, N.J. Born in Princeton,...

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Charles Henry Atherton '54 *57

Charlie died Dec. 3, 2005, from injuries he suffered after being struck by a car in Washington, D.C., two days earlier.Born in Kingston, Pa., Charlie prepared for...

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Grady Avant Jr. '54

Grady died June 2, 2004, in Birmingham, Ala. Born in New Orleans, he attended New Mexico Military Institute and Punahou School in Honolulu. At Princeton, he majored in...

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Demos C. Bakoulis '54

Demos died Oct. 2, 2002, at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton. Born in NYC, he was raised in Hightstown and graduated from the Peddie...

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William Landon Banfield III '54

Lan, a urologist, died of cancer Apr. 10, 2002. He was born in Bethesda, Md., and attended the Landon School. At Princeton he majored in biology, was a member of Cannon...

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Andrew Eilers Beer '54

Andrew Beer died suddenly Dec. 5, 2008, of a massive heart attack at Northern Westchester (N.Y.) Hospital. Andy graduated from The Hill School and majored in...

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Keith E. Beery '54

Keith Beery died Oct. 6, 2010, at his home in San Rafael, Calif. Born in Colorado Springs, Colo., Keith majored in economics and was a member of Charter Club. He left...

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Robert O. Biern '54

Bob died at his Annapolis home after a long illness. A native of Huntingdon, W.Va., he prepared for Princeton at Phillips Academy. He majored in English at Princeton and...

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Robert Hanson Birney '54

Robert H. Birney died April 26, 2006.Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated from Triadelphia High School in Wheeling, W.Va. While at Princeton, he was an English major...

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Robert J. Blahut '54

The class sadly reports the death of Robert J. Blahut, Feb. 9, 2009, after a brave and lengthy battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Born in Plainfield, N.J., Bob...

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C. Hugh T. Bloom Jr. '54

Hugh Bloom died of cancer Oct. 24, 2006, in Easton (Pa.) Hospital. Born in Easton, he graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he majored in chemistry, was...

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Garland Boothe '54

Our beloved classmate Bud Boothe died Nov. 27, 2009, after a prolonged battle with colon cancer. Born in New York City, he graduated from Scotch Plains (N.J.) High...

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Richard W. Brenner '54

Dick died Jan. 9, 2002, at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC. Born in Jersey City, Dick prepared for Princeton at Lincoln HS. At Princeton, he majored in biology. He was a...

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Rudi M. Brewster '54

Rudi Brewster died Sept. 7, 2012, of complications of pneumonia at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. Born in Sioux Falls, S.D., he graduated from Washington...

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Thomas Watson Brown '54

Thomas W. Brown died Jan. 13, 2007, in Marietta, Ga. A graduate of St. Alban's School, he majored in history at Princeton, was a member of Tower Club, and was active...

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Lorimer H. Brown Jr. '54

Lorimer Brown of Cocoa, Fla., died Dec. 1, 2005. A graduate of Blair Academy, he left Princeton during his freshman year. He entered military service in the Navy....

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Hamman David Brown '54

Hamman David Brown died April 4, 2009, after a lengthy illness. Born in Dallas, Texas, he graduated from North Dallas High School. At Princeton, he was a member of...

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Leonard S. Bushnell '54

The class recently learned of the death of Leonard Bushnell July 20, 2010. Born in Bremerton, Wash., he attended Lakeside School in Seattle. At Princeton, he was a...

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Campbell G. Campbell '54

John Campbell died March 28, 2007, at his home in Vero Beach, Fla., following a two-year bout with pancreatic cancer. Born in Chicago, he graduated from...

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Carl M. Campbell Jr. '54 *57

Carl “Mac” Campbell died June 26, 2011, surrounded by his family. Born in Hagerstown, Md., he attended George School in Newtown, Pa. At Princeton, he majored in...

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Charles Carroll III '54

Charles Carroll died Jan. 19, 2002, from a cerebral accident after working in his garden. Born in Baltimore, he attended Gilman School. He was a member of Princeton's...

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Thomas B. Carson '54

Thomas died of cancer on June 18, 2002, at home in DC. Tom prepared for Princeton at St. Albans School during which time he attended the Universidad Nacional de Mexico....

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Joseph L. Castle II '54

Joe died suddenly of heart failure Aug. 15, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Sun Valley, Idaho.Born in Germantown, Pa., he attended Chestnut Hill Academy and the...

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Brice McAdoo Clagett '54

Brice Clagett died of cardiac arrest at George Washington University Hospital April 8, 2008. Born in Washington, D.C., Brice graduated from the St. Albans School. At...

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Arthur L. Clements '54

Art died Feb. 22, 2004, at home.He prepared at Brooklyn Technical HS. At Princeton he majored in philosophy, served on the editorial literary board of the Nassau Lit,...

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Robert G. Cook '54

Robert Cook died March 4, 2011, from lung cancer. Born in Allentown, Pa., he was an English major and a member of Terrace Club, where he served as vice president....

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Wallace P. Cooney '54

Wallace Cooney died from multiple system atrophy June 28, 2013, at his home in Montebello in Alexandria, Va. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he prepared at William Penn...

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Walter H. Corson II '54

Walter died July 11, 2000, at his home in Alexandria, Va. He was born in Philadelphia and prepared for Princeton at Germantown Friends School. While at Princeton he...

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W. Philip Cotton Jr. '54

Phil Cotton died June 17, 2009. Born in Columbus, Mo., he graduated from Hickman High School. At Princeton, he majored in architecture. His college activities were...

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Stanley B. Cranstoun '54

Stanley Cranstoun died peacefully Aug. 20, 2013, at Chandler Hall in Newtown, Pa. Born in Princeton, he graduated from Princeton High School and attended the Hun School...

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William A. Cushman '54

"Cush" died Mar. 6, 2000. Born in NYC, he prepared for Princeton at Darien H.S. He became an English major and was a contributor to the Nassau Lit and the Nassau...

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William T. Dalton '54

Our beloved classmate Bill Dalton died Sept. 23, 2001, after a prolonged illness. Born in NYC, Bill prepped at Portsmouth Priory. At Princeton, he was a member of Tiger...

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Donald Danforth Jr. '54

The class officers were saddened to learn that Donald died on Mar. 30, 2001, at his St. Louis home. Born in St. Louis, Don prepared for Princeton at St. Louis Country...

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Charles Pope Day Jr. '54

Charles Day Jr., a retired Naval commander, died suddenly June 1, 2008, while on board a Navy ship en route from Hawaii to San Diego. Born in New York City, he enjoyed...

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Jacques Blaise de Sibour Jr. '54

Diz died July 9, 2005, of cancer at his home in Cape May, N.J.He prepared for Princeton at Phillips Andover Academy. At Princeton, he majored in history, served as...

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Stephen L. De Staebler '54

Stephen De Staebler died May 13, 2011, at his Berkeley (Calif.) home from complications of cancer. Born in St. Louis, he attended Kirkwood (Mo.) High School and took...

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Rudolph H. Deetjen Jr. '54

Rudolph Deetjen died unexpectedly Aug. 29, 2011, at Massachusetts General Hospital. Born in Newark, N.J., he graduated from Montclair Academy. Rudy was active in crew...

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David Reed Denby '54

Reed Denby died July 20, 2011, from Parkinson’s disease. Reed left Princeton at the completion of his freshman year. He was employed by U.S. Steel in industrial...

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Joseph DiCarolis '54

Joseph DiCarolis died Dec. 22, 2007, after a 17-year battle with multiple myeloma. Born in Hackensack, N.J., Joe majored in civil engineering at...

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David F. Dickson '54

David Dickson died Sept. 25, 2013, in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Born in St. Louis, Mo., David graduated from high school in Munich, Germany, where his father was a colonel...

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Robert O J. Donovan '54

Bob died Nov. 24, 2005, at his home in North Windham, Conn.Born in Newburgh, N.Y., Bob prepared for college at Newburgh Free Academy. At Princeton, he majored in...

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Elmer Brettman Dunkak Jr. '54

Elmer died in Sept. 1998. While at Princeton, Elmer joined the NROTC and was accepted into flight training. He received his Navy Wings during his second year at...

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John Thornton Dunn '54

Jake, a U. Va. School of Medicine professor, died of a heart attack Apr. 9, 2004, at his home.A native Washingtonian, Jake graduated from Episcopal HS in Alexandria. At...

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John Gregory Dunne '54

John Gregory Dunne died Dec. 30, 2003, of a heart attack.Born in Hartford, Conn., he graduated from Portsmouth Priory School. At Princeton, he majored in history and...

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Frank L. Durkee II '54

Frank Durkee died March 25, 2011, from complications of a stroke. Born in Ouray, Colo., he graduated from Webster Groves High School in St. Louis. At Princeton he...

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Peter R. Eichenberg '54

Peter Eichenberg died May 1, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Hamburg, Germany, he graduated from Woodmere (N.Y.) High School. At...

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Harry Stur Eid Jr. '54

The Rev. Harry Eid of Winsted, Conn., died at his home Jan. 19, 2004, after a long illness.A graduate of Lynbrook [N.Y.] HS, Harry attended Princeton and transferred to...

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Clarence Geist Ely '54

Geist Ely, a longtime resident of New York City, who most recently lived in Lakeville, Conn., and Miami, died June 22, 2007, at Noble Horizons in Salisbury, Conn., after...

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Murphy Evans '54

Murphy Evans died July 1, 2012, in Raleigh, N.C. Born in Laurinburg, N.C., he graduated from the Woodberry Forest School. While at Princeton, he was active on many...

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Thomas A. Farr '54

Tom Farr died June 2, 2010. Although slowed by a stroke and a heart attack, he remained active to the end. Born in New York City, he graduated from Pomfret School....

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Lancelot L. Farrar Jr. '54

Lon Farrar died May 16, 2010, after a prolonged battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in New York City, Lon graduated from Great Neck (N.Y.) High School. He was a...

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Richard Stanley Feist '54

Richard Feist died Aug. 18, 2008, at home after short illness. Born in Philadelphia, he graduated from Germantown (Pa.) Academy. English was his major at Princeton,...

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Albert James Fenton Jr. '54 *59

Jim died March 8, 2010, colon cancer. Born in Passaic, N.J., he graduated from Willoughby Union High School. His Princeton major was chemistry. He was a member...

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Mortimer Fleishhacker III '54

Mort Fleishhacker died Oct. 25, 2011, at Davies Medical Center in San Francisco of complications from a series of strokes. Born in San Francisco, he graduated from the...

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James Forman '54

James Forman died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest Nov. 11, 2009. Born on Long Island, he graduated from St. Paul’s School in Garden City. He majored in psychology at...

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Norman Fox '54

Norman Fox died July 15, 2011, at his home in Brooklyn. Born in New York City, he prepared for Princeton at the Lawrenceville School. He was a member of Key and...

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Mark A. Fuller '54

Hap died peacefully Sept. 5, 2009, at his summer residence in Asheville, N.C. He was born in Cincinnati and graduated from Wyoming High School. At Princeton, he was...

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Samuel C. Fullerton III '54

Sam died July 2, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas after a brief illness. Born in Miami, Okla., he graduated from St. George's School in Newport, R.I. At...

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William C. Gardiner Jr. '54

Bill Gardiner died Nov. 17, 2000, following a bicycle accident.Born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Bill majored in chemistry at Princeton. He was a member of Campus Club,...

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Kenneth Walter Gentsch '54

Kenneth Gentsch died peacefully July 16, 2009. Born in Belleville, Ill., he graduated from Belleville High School, where he was a pitcher on its baseball team that...

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Merrill Harvey Gibbs Jr. '54

"Nick" died Apr. 27, 2001, in his home in Philadelphia. Born in Minneapolis, he prepared for Princeton at Blake School in Hopkins, Minn. At Princeton he majored in...

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James H. Greenwald '54

Jim died Nov. 14, 2005, in Chicago.Born in Trenton, N.J., Jim prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville. A biology major and member of Campus Club, he was active in many...

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Philip E. Guiles '54

Philip E. Guiles died at Hospice House in Auburn, Maine, Nov. 24, 2006. A graduate of Deerfield Academy, he attended Princeton for two years before enlisting in...

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S. Paul Hagan '54

PAUL SAILED quietly away from this earth on Aug. 31, 1989. He started life and grew up in Uniontown, Pa., and graduated from the Loomis School. Between junior and senior...

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Harold C. Hardenburg Jr. '54

Hal Hardenburg died April 11, 2009, at his home in Cedar City, Utah, from complications of rheumatoid arthritis.   Born in Plainfield, N.J., Hal graduated from North...

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Eben Hardie Jr. '54

Eben Hardie died suddenly April 23, 2010, while playing tennis. Born in New Orleans, he majored in economics at Princeton. He served two years in the Army, where he...

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Sherwood Harris '54

Sherwood died Sept. 7, 2009, at Hermitage Gardens, where he lived for the past month. He had made his home in Oxford, Miss., since 2001, moving there from Washington,...

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Brandon Hart '54

Brandon Hart died Oct. 24, 2006, from Pick’s disease. In our 2004 book, Lives of ’54, his wife, Katrina, wrote a lovely report of his life, saying that at that time...

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Peter J. Hasslacher '54

Pete Hasslacher died March 4, 2007, in Mesa, Ariz. Born in Bronxville, N.Y., he attended Portsmouth Priory and the Hackley School. He chose mechanical engineering as...

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Frank L. Helme '54

Frank Helme died peacefully Sept. 22, 2012, after a long siege with Alzheimer’s. Born in Port Jefferson, N.Y., he majored in mechanical engineering at Princeton. He...

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Noah Twist Herndon '54

Noah Herndon died Jan. 12, 1999, after bravely fighting cancer the last year of his life. A graduate of Springfield H.S. in Ill., Noah had a lively social life at the...

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Judiah Higgins '54

Judiah Higgins died in his sleep Sept. 1, 2008, in Miami. Jud was born in New Castle, Pa., and graduated from Tabor Academy. At Princeton, he majored in English, sang...

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Frank A. Hirsch '54

Frank A. Hirsch died May 31, 2006. Born in Mount Kisco, N.Y., he prepared for Princeton at the Pingry School. While at Princeton he was active in sports and was a...

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Richard F. Hnat '54

Dick died July 16, 2006, in Miami. He prepared for college at the Pingry School in Elizabeth, N.J. A biology major at Princeton, he was a member of Cannon Club and...

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Richard F. Hnat '54

Dick died July 16, 2006, in Miami. He prepared for college at the Pingry School in Elizabeth, N.J. A biology major at Princeton, he was a member of Cannon Club and...

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David A. Hoffman '54

David Hoffman, a retired obstetrician, died Feb. 12, 2008, in Reading (Pa.) Hospital and Medical Center in the city where he was born. At Princeton, he was a biology...

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Bond Houser III '54

Bond Houser died March 5, 2013, at Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyo. Born in Troy, N.Y., he prepared for Princeton at the Lawrenceville School. A member...

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Philip C. Hughes '54

Philip Hughes died March 16, 2013, in Hilton Head Hospital. Born in East Orange, N.J., Phil graduated from Choate School. At Princeton, his major biology. He...

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John J. Humphrey '54

John died June 14, 2005, of complications from multiple myeloma.Born in Greensburg, Pa., John prepared for Princeton at Kent School. He majored in English and...

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Richard H. Huntington '54

Dick died July 23, 2006. Born in Newark, N.J., he graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J. At Princeton he was active in the Republican Club and Campus...

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Richard H. Huntington '54

Dick died July 23, 2006. Born in Newark, N.J., he graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J. At Princeton he was active in the Republican Club and Campus...

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Ronald Burnham Huseth '54

Ron Huseth died of a heart attack Oct. 27, 1995. Ron came to Princeton from Oak Park H.S. and had just returned to Illinois with his wife, Sandra, to attend his 45th...

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Donald S. Hutter '54

DON HUTTER died Feb. 22, 1990, of cancer after a brief illness. Born in London in 1922, Don came to the U.S. from Vienna in 1938 at the time of the Anschluss. At...

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Edward Adolph Irvin '54

Edward died from emphysema Oct. 19, 2004.Born in Pittsburgh, he graduated from Shadyside Academy. At Princeton, he was an economics major, and a member of the...

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Paul R. Jenkins '54

Paul Jenkins died May 16, 2012, in the presence of his wife and sons. Born in Pittsburgh, he attended Shady Side Academy. At Princeton, he majored in history and was...

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Glenn Laporte Johnson '54

GLENN JOHNSON died Sept. 5, 1992. Glenn came to Princeton after attending Richard J. Reynolds H.S. in WinstonSalem, N.C. At Princeton, he majored in English. He was a...

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Roger A. Johnson '54

Roger Allen Johnson died April 8, 2009, at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick from complications of a fractured hip. His family was at his bedside. Roger...

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RICHARD G. JONES JR. '54

Richard Jones died Nov. 15, 2007, at Hudson Valley Hospital in Peekskill, N.Y., after a long illness. Dick was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from Lakewood...

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MALCOLM F. BRENNEN JR. '54

Malcolm Brennen died Nov. 19, 2007. He had been diagnosed with throat cancer in September 2006. A graduate of Middleton (Ohio) High School, he left Princeton after his...

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David E. Judson '54

David died Jan. 16, 2005, at his daughter's home in Hamilton, N.J.Born in Massena, N.Y., Dave prepared for Princeton at Norwich High School and New York State Teachers...

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Gerard A. Kaiser '54

Gerard Kaiser died June 28, 2013, at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he pioneered heart surgeries for young children for almost 40 years. Born in Brooklyn, he prepared...

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Charles Edgar Keller '54

"Chuck" Keller died Feb. 27, 2001, at his winter home in Palmas Del Mar, Puerto Rico. Subsequent to his bachelor's degree, he obtained his law degree from the U. of...

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Walter Kenney '54

Walter died Nov. 14, 2000. He prepared for Princeton at Taunton [Mass.] H.S. While at Princeton he majored in Oriental languages and literature. He was a member of Tower...

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James Louis Kerr '54

Jim died in his sleep Sept. 12, 2004, at home.Born in Concordia, Kan., Jim prepared for college at Modesto [Calif.] High School. At Princeton, he majored in electrical...

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Henry Dubarry Knower Jr. '54

Barry died May 20, 2005, at his Upper Marlboro, Md., home from an inoperable brain tumor.He graduated from Pomfret School in Connecticut and obtained his bachelor's...

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James Allen Levy '54

He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and graduated from New Rochelle High School. At Princeton, he majored in chemistry, was a member of Key and Seal Club, and was active...

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Harlow S. Lewis II '54

Harlow Lewis died May 4, 2008. A graduate of Avonworth High School, he majored in English at Princeton, was a member of Cloister Inn, and roomed with Dave Bradley and...

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Larry James Loeffler '54 *61

LARRY DIED in Durham, N.C., after a courageous battle against Alzheimer's disease, May 7, 1990, the day after his 58th birthday.Larry came to Princeton from Beaver...

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Paul F. Losi '54

Paul Losi died Feb. 1, 2011, in Naples, Fla. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he graduated from Dickinson High School. He majored in architecture at Princeton and was...

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Francis A. Lovecchio '54

Frank died suddenly May 16, 2006, following a brief illness.After his Princeton premed and football days, Frank attended medical school at the University of...

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Douglass Arnold Lowe '54

Douglass Lowe died from Alzheimer’s disease July 26, 2009, surrounded by his family. Born in St. Louis, he graduated from the Blake School. At Princeton, he majored...

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George Peck Luger '54

George died May 16, 2005, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.He was born in Kansas City, Mo., where he graduated from the Pembroke Day School. While at...

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John N. Lukens Jr. '54

John Lukens died Jan. 12, 2010, at his home in Nashville, Tenn. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. At Princeton, he was a religion major and vice president of Campus...

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Douglas B. MacCarthy '54

Douglas MacCarthy died unexpectedly June 27, 2011, at home. Born in St. Louis, Doug majored in geology at Princeton. After graduating he started an architectural...

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Carlton A. MacDonald '54

CARLTON A. MACDONALD JR. ’54 Carlton MacDonald died peacefully Oct. 25, 2008. Born in Freeport, N.Y., he graduated from the Lawrenceville School. While at Princeton,...

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Hays Macfarland Jr. '54

The class officers recently learned that Hays MacFarland died March 24, 2001. Hays prepared for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy. He became a history major and was a...

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James MacWilliam Jr. '54

James MacWilliam died Jan. 14, 2012, in Houston from complications following open-heart surgery. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he prepared for college at Wilkes-Barre ...

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Robert T. Madden '54

Bob died suddenly on Oct. 12, 2002. He was born in Orange, N.J. His major at Princeton was politics. After graduation, he obtained his law degree at Indiana U. Law...

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Robert F. Marler Jr. '54

Robert Marler died Sept. 1, 2006, from congestive heart failure at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Born in Winston-Salem, N.C., Bob graduated from...

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Jere Cowan Marsh '54

JERE COWAN MARSH of Wilmington, Del., died May 20, 1990. He was 58. Jere came to Princeton from Youngstown, Ohio. He prepared at the Peddie School.At Princeton, Jere...

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Paul Douglass Martin '54

Doug Martin died of lung cancer Jan. 28, 2009, at his home in Newtown, Conn. He was born in Roanoke, Va., and graduated from South Kent School. At Princeton, he was a...

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Anthony J. Maruca '54

Anthony J. Maruca died July 7, 2007, at his home in Lawrenceville, N.J. The cause of death was prostate cancer. A native of Trenton, he graduated from Trenton High...

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Thomas Harvey Mathis '54

IT IS WITH SADNESS that we report the sudden and untimely death of Harvey Mathis, who suffered a heart attack June 7, 1991.Harvey came to Princeton on an N.R.O.T.C....

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Mortimer J. Matthews '54

Mortimer “Tim” Matthews died June 8, 2007, at the Rose Garden Convalescent Center in Pasadena after a long illness. Born in Glendale, Ohio, Tim graduated from St....

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Henry Asserson Mcclure '54

We were saddened to learn of the Aug. 15, 1998, death of Henry McClure. Henry grew up in Morristown, N.J. While at Princeton, he majored in basic engineering. He was a...

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Arthur Mccormack '54

ON MAY 9, 1990, in Sao Paulo, Arthur died as a result of a motor accident. He leaves a widow, Theresa, and three children, Arthur Malachi, Sarah Siobhan, and David...

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Paul Joseph McGrath '54

Paul McGrath died suddenly Oct. 2, 2007, at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he graduated from Lincoln High School. At...

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Patrick Joseph McKeon Jr. '54

Joe McKeon died peacefully May 26, 2013, at his home in Lake Mathews in Riverside County, Calif. Born in Ashley, Pa., he attended Phillips Academy Andover. Joe left...

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Eugene J. Mcpartland '54

The class and the university lost a loyal member Jan. 6, 2003, when Gene died of coronary failure following a brief illness.Gene was a graduate of the Naval Academy,...

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William R. Miner '54

The class was saddened to learn of the death of Bill Miner on Oct. 18, 2001. Bill prepared for Princeton at the Hill School. At Princeton, he was an English major, a...

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Walter F. Moeller Jr. '54

Walt died Oct. 24, 2004, from complications of Hodgkin's disease and multiple myeloma.He prepared for Princeton at Mamaroneck High School in Larchmont, N.Y. At...

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William Mack Morris '54

Mack died Nov. 6, 2003, at his home in Tampa, Fla.A native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, he prepared for Princeton at Wicomico HS. At Princeton he majored in English...

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Jerome Christian Muys '54

Jerome C. Muys of Bethesda, Md., died Dec. 12, 2009. Born in New York City, he grew up in East Stroudsburg, Pa., and Phillipsburg, N.J. At Princeton, he majored in...

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John T. Myers II '54

John (“Jack”) Myers died Dec.18, 2012. Jack graduated from the Haverford School in 1945. He served in the Navy from 1945 to 1948 and from 1950 to 1952. He started at...

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H. Dwight Neill '54

Dwight Neill died May 30, 2012, from lung cancer at Atrium Medical Center in Middletown, Ohio. He had his larynx removed 20 years previously for cancer. He learned to...

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Joseph Thomas Nelson '54

Tommy died unexpectedly Dec. 14, 2003, at his home in Vero Beach, Fla.He was born in Baltimore, where he graduated from the Gilman School. While at Princeton, he majored...

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Sanford C. Nemitz '54

After a prolonged illness associated with connective-tissue disease, our beloved classmate Sanford Nemitz died Aug. 27, 2007. Born in Trenton, N.J., Sandy graduated...

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Derek Dungan Niblo '54

Derek Dungan Niblo died Aug. 30, 2003, at his home in Newport Beach, Calif., after a 10-year battle with prostate cancer.Derek entered Princeton after graduating from...

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William J. Nicoson '54

William Nicoson died peacefully July 7, 2013, at his home in Reston, Va. Born in Pittsburgh, Bill attended Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he majored in modern...

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Samuel V. Noe Jr. '54

Sam died March 4, 2006, after an extended struggle with pulmonary fibrosis.Born in Louisville, Ky., he graduated from the Louisville Male High School. At Princeton, he...

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Henry Xavier Obrien Jr. '54

Henry "X" O'Brien died of a heart attack Dec. 9, 1996, in Cleveland, Ohio, where he had lived for the past year. A graduate of Shady Side Academy in his hometown of...

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Donald K. Orr '54

Class officers were sorry to learn recently of the death of Donald K. Orr, Sept. 24, 2004. He prepared for Princeton at Granite City High School, and while at the...

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Donald K. Orr '54

Class officers were sorry to learn recently of the death of Donald K. Orr, Sept. 24, 2004. He prepared for Princeton at Granite City High School, and while at the...

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Peter Van Osdol '54

Pete died in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., June 12, 1997, after a fouryear battle with cancer.Pete came to Princeton from Grosse Pointe H.S. He was a member of Elm Club...

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Andrew G. Ostrom '54

Andrew Ostrom died peacefully May 5, 2011. He had had two cerebral hemorrhages that disabled him totally for the last three years of his life. He also was completely...

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Jesse W. Page III '54

Jesse Page died Sept.17, 2012, at Durham Regional Hospital with his family at his side. Born in Pinehurst, N.C., he graduated from the Tabor Academy. At Princeton, he...

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Paul B. Parham '54

Paul Parham died April 4, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tenn., after a long illness. Born in St. Louis, he graduated from Richmond Heights High School. At ...

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Ronald E. Parker '54

Ronald Parker died Jan. 14, 2007, at home and surrounded by his family. A graduate of Phillips Andover Academy, Ron majored in chemistry, was a member of Quadrangle...

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John Selden Parker Jr. '54

John Parker died Sept. 11, 2010. Born in Flushing, N.Y., his family moved to Princeton, where he graduated from Princeton High School. John majored in engineering...

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David Warner Peck '54

David died Jan. 2, 1999, at NYC's Lenox Hill Hospital, from a pulmonary embolism after a short, brave fight with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service was held at St....

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George D. Petras '54

George Petras of Steubenville, Ohio, died Aug. 6, 2006, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville. He prepared for Princeton at Yorkville (Ohio) High School. At...

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John A. Pfeifer '54

John Pfeifer died suddenly April 8, 2012. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated from West High School in Cleveland and was appointed a midshipman in the NROTC. At...

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Philip B. Pitkin '54

Philip Pitkin died July 5, 2008, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W. Va. Born in Martinsville, Ind., he majored in economics at Princeton. He spent two...

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Gervais E. Reed '54

Gervais Reed died unexpectedly June 20, 2007, following a bicycle accident in Wisconsin’s Telulah Park. Born in Greeley, Colo., Gerry prepared for Princeton at the...

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John Squier Reimer '54

John died Nov. 17, 1999, at his home. He prepared for Princeton at the Choate Rosemary Hall School. While at Princeton, he majored in English and was a member of Ivy...

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Richard Yorke Remley '54

Richard Remley died Aug. 18, 2001, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., of complications from surgery. Born in Washington, Pa., Dick attended Royal Oak HS,...

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Richard Yorke Remley '54

Richard Remley died Aug. 18, 2001, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., of complications from surgery. Born in Washington, Pa., Dick attended Royal Oak HS,...

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Richard Y. Remley '54

Richard died Aug. 18, 2001, in Chesterfield, Pa., of complications from surgery. He was 69.Born in Washington, Pa., Dick attended the Royal Oak H. S. in Michigan. While...

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Donald P. Reutlinger '54

Donald P. Reutlinger died after a long illness on Oct. 17, 1999. Reut, as he was known by his friends, came to Princeton after achieving a brilliant high school record...

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Robert Norman Richards '54

Robert Richards died May 17, 2008, at Woodside Village in Grand Forks, N.D., after a long battle with Lewy body disease. Born in Sunbury, Pa., he graduated from...

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Charles K. Robinson III '54

Charles died July 22, 2006, from Parkinson’s disease at home in Palm Springs, Calif. A graduate of Lawrenceville School, he was an English major and had many campus...

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Donald Parks Robinson '54

Don died Dec. 10, 2005.Born in Alamance County, N.C., he graduated from the Asheville School for Boys. At Princeton, Don majored in engineering. He was a member of...

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Louis Richard Rukeyser '54

Lou died May 2, 2006, after a long bout with cancer. He wasn't well enough to come to the 50th reunion. He wanted to be there. He loved a celebration. Lou was born Jan....

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Willard Tuyl Van Rusch '54

OUR ESTEEMED and beloved classmate Bill Rusch died May 27, 1992. Although an experienced scuba diver, he died while diving in 85 feet of water off San Miguel Island,...

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Earl John Schulze '54

EARL DIED Nov. 21, 1990, after four years of fighting leukemia, in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he was prof. of English at the university. Coming to Princeton from Carl...

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Robert W. Shavelson '54

Bob Shavelson died June 8, 2009, at home in Margate City, N.J., surrounded by his family. Born in Philadelphia, Bob grew up in Absecon, N.J., and graduated from...

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Robert E. Slocum '54

Robert Slocum died Feb. 17, 2013, at his home. Bob was born in Minneapolis and graduated from the Blake School. At Princeton, he majored in psychology, was a member...

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Homer A. Smith '54

Our beloved classmate Homer Smith died April 10, 2011, at his home in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Born in Independence, Mo., he prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville. His...

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Somers K. Steelman '54

Somers “Syd” Steelman died June 8, 2009. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a graduate of Atlantic City High School and remained a resident of Longport, N.J., for the...

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Fred Mustard Stewart '54

Fred Stewart, a best-selling author of popular novels, several of which were adapted for the screen, died of cancer Feb. 7, 2007, at his Manhattan home. Born in...

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Wells Stewart '54

Wells Stewart died Sept. 18, 2012, in Kerrville, Texas. Born in San Antonio, he prepared for college at the Lawrenceville School. He became a history major at...

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Samuel Z. Stone '54

Sam died Dec. 8, 2006, at his home in San Jose, Costa Rica. Born in New Orleans, he subsequently lived in Madisonville, La., Costa Rica, and Chile. At Princeton he wrote...

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William E. Studdiford III '54

William Studdiford died Oct. 21, 2001, in Brick Hospital from pneumonia. Born in New York, he prepared for Princeton at St. Bernard's and South Kent schools. He majored...

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Howard Robert Swearer '54

HOWIE SWEARER died, after a year-long battle with cancer on Oct. 19, 1991. In the words of Chancellor Charles Tillinghast of Brown Univ. in a memorial given there, Howie...

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John M. Swinford '54

John Swinford died Feb. 3, 2013, at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus in Cynthiana, Ky., the town where he was born and graduated from high school. At Princeton, he...

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Richard Swinnerton Jr. '54

Dick died Dec. 17, 1999. He grew up in the town of Princeton. While attending the university he married the former Beverly Conner. He a member of Charter Club and...

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Robert Delos Taggart '54

ROBERT DELOS TACGART of State Hill, NX, died Apr. 11, 1991.Bob was born in Emporium, Penn., and lived there through his high school years. At Princeton, he majored in...

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Arthur William Thomas Jr. '54

A graduate of the Milwaukee University School, he majored in history at Princeton, was a member of Tower Club, and participated in many campus committees and sports. He...

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William G. Thomas '54

William Thomas died unexpectedly April 13, 2013, in Copley, Ohio. Born in Fairmont, W.Va., Bill attended Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg, W.Va. At...

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Rush D. Touton Jr. '54

Note: The following memorial was published online with the Feb. 5, 2014, issue of PAW. Rush Touton died May 23, 2001. His death was unknown to the class until this...

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Gerald R. Trimble Jr. '54

Gerald Trimble died Nov. 29, 2011, at his home in Washington, D.C. Born in Atlantic City, he graduated from the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton, he majored in English...

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C. Robertson Trowbridge '54

It is with great sadness that the class reports the loss of Rob Trowbridge, who died of a pulmonary embolism Sept. 8, 2003.The son of Cornelius '21, he graduated from...

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Kin Yuan Hsueh Tsu '54 *61

Kin Tsu died peacefully Jan. 11, 2005, at his home in Mountain Lakes, N.J.Born in Peking, China, he prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School. At Princeton, he majored...

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Herbert B. Turkington '54

Herbert Turkington of Largo, Fla., died Feb. 5, 2012, at Bay Pines VA Hospital. Born in Hackensack, N.J., he attended Bogota High School. At Princeton, he majored in...

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Prewitt B. Turner Jr. '54

Prewitt died Feb. 14, 2005.Born in Kansas City, Mo., he prepared for Princeton at Pembroke Country Day School. A member of Cottage Club, where he served on the house...

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George W. Van De Weghe '54

George Van De Weghe died of respiratory failure Nov. 28, 2009, in San Diego. George prepared for Princeton at Blair Academy, where he was captain of its swimming team....

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Baltus Van Kleeck '54

Baltus (“Barry”) Van Kleeck died Sept. 28, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he prepared for college at the Oakwood School. At Princeton, he...

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John Warren Walker '54

John died Mar. 7, 2001, at the Potomac Center in Arlington. He was born in Salina, Kans., prepared for Princeton at Andover, and was active in golf, publications, and...

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Peter J. Warter Jr. '54 *62

Pete Warter died Feb. 3, 2013, after a prolonged struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Trenton, N.J., Pete graduated from Trenton Central High School. He...

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Sewell S. Watts III '54

Sewell Watts died July 17, 2004, of complications from back surgery.Born in Baltimore, he prepared at Gilman School. He majored in economics and played varsity lacrosse...

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John M. Webb '54

Jack Webb died April 26, 2011, at Willow Valley Retirement Community in Lancaster, Pa., after suffering for many years with vascular dementia. Born in Pittsburgh, Jack...

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Peter H. Weil '54

Peter Weil died peacefully at his home in Lafayette, Colo., Aug. 17, 2013. Born in New York City, he attended the Horace Mann School. A chemistry major at Princeton,...

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Peter Oneill Weimar '54

Pete Weimar died of cancer on Christmas 1996, surrounded by his wife, his children, and his grandchildren. He had been seriously ill for a very long time but insisted on...

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James H. Weir III '54

James Weir died from lymphoma June 6, 2012, at his home in Haworth, N.J. Born in East Orange, N.J., he was class valedictorian at Bloomfield High School. At Princeton,...

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Robert Paul Welsh '54 *60

Robert died July 20, 2000. Born in Lakewood, N.J., he prepared for Princeton at the Peddie School. At Princeton he joined Elm Club and was a member of the marching band....

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Sidney F. Wentz '54

Sidney Wentz of Hobe Sound, Fla., Little Compton, R.I., and Florham Park, N.J., died July 18, 2007, at Massachusetts General Hospital after a short illness. Born in...

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H. Craig Whitaker '54

Craig Whitaker died of lung cancer Jan. 8, 2009, at his home. Born in Philadelphia, he attended Sharon Hill (Pa.) High School and graduated from Virginia Episcopal...

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Henry Remsen Whitehouse II '54

Remy Whitehouse died April 4, 2010, in Gainesville, Fla. Born in New York City, he was educated at St. Mark’s School. At Princeton, his major was in the Woodrow Wilson...

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David K. Wiecking '54

Dave died peacefully July 22, 2011. He was the retired chief medical examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Born in Washington, D.C., he attended Episcopal High...

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John Bernhardt Wilson Jr. '54

John Bernhardt Wilson of Charlotte, N.C., died at his family home Aug. 27, 2004, after a long illness.John was born in Lenoir, N.C. He prepared for Princeton at the...

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John F. Wilson '54

John Wilson died peacefully May 18, 2012, at home in Harwood, Md. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he graduated from The Hill School with honors. At Princeton, he...

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Frederick L. Witsell '54

Fred died in Denver, Colo., March 3, 2005, from prostate cancer, which he had been battling for a number of years.A devoted native of Colorado, Fred prepared for...

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John W. Wood Jr. '54

John died July 10, 2006, of pneumonia in Baltimore, Md. For the past four years, he had suffered from myotonic dystrophy. Despite his increasing disability, he was...

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Donald Kenneth Woolley '54

Kenneth Woolley died June 14, 2005, in Nashville following a brief illness.He prepared for college at North Plainfield (N.J.) High School. While at Princeton, he was...

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John A. Worden '54

John Worden died May 5, 2011, after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a year earlier. Born in Vincennes, Ind., he graduated from the Lawrenceville School. At...

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