Dan died Jan. 11, 2024, at Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler, Pa. after a brief illness. A retired business executive, he lived most of his life in New Jersey but in recent years lived in a Lutheran ministry retirement home in Saxonburg, Pa.

Dan came to Princeton from the Taft School, where he was active in various musical organizations including the glee club, concert band, and dance club. At Princeton, he majored in English, wrote his thesis on the poetry of Emily Dickinson, and played in the Marching Band. He and his roommate, Al Patterson, were members of Court Club.

Dan spent most of his professional life as an executive with Sears, Roebuck & Co. at its regional office in Wayne, N.J. He later moved to Publishers Storage and Shipping Co. in Pine Brook, N.J., where he served as vice president. In retirement, he enjoyed international travel, symphony concerts, and time with his family.

Dan’s wife of 35 years, Elaine, predeceased him. He is survived by his sons, Scott and Stephen; daughter Katharine Mastrantonio; stepdaughters Susan Downes and Sandra Jerich; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Dan was preceded at Princeton by his brother Elwyn ’47 and his brother-in-law Robert Lorndale ’47.

Undergraduate Class of 1963