Alfred, known to all as “Bud,” died June 17, 2022, in Liberty, Mo. He was born in Pittsburgh Sept. 16, 1937, to Emily H. and Alfred F. Cooke Jr. He came to Princeton from the Salisbury School. He majored in basic engineering, was business manager for the Savoyards, and became an active member of Elm Club. In his senior year he roomed with Charlie Krick and Harry Begier. Following graduation, he pursued graduate study at the Wharton School.

Bud married Nann Hegmann in 1962. They settlled in Madison, Conn., where they raised their three daughters, Kim, Kris, and Sara. They survive him, along with three granddaughters, and siblings Ron, Betsy Froyd, and Nancy Beltz. While Bud and Nann later divorced, they shared a friendship that lasted through the time of his death.

Bud worked in sales throughout his business career and was an active member of his local church and a number of hometown organizations that were of significant assistance to its citizens. He loved music, the beach on nearby Long Island Sound, birding, hiking, kayaking, and family reunions.

Bud lived a full and generous life and will be missed by his family and friends.

Undergraduate Class of 1959