Darwin left Princeton during his second year and served in the Navy from 1954 to 1957 as a flight instructor. He graduated from Tulane University and spent 10 years with Merrill Lynch before going back and earning his MBA, ultimately opening his own financial-management company
He was passionate about his family, financial investments, airplanes, and golf. During his career, he served on numerous civic organizations. He worked with the Greater New Orleans Federation of Churches and was a member of the St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by Mary Jane, his wife of 60 years. The class sends condolences to his daughters, Mary Jane and Joanne; three grandchildren; brother James; and sister Flora. The class is honored by his service to our country.