He came to Princeton from Hackley School, where he was senior class president, served on publications, and played football, basketball, and baseball. He won an English-Speaking Union scholarship and spent a year in England before coming to Princeton.
At Princeton he was a member of Campus Club and was active in club sports. After he scored the winning goal in an interclub hockey game, he got a standing ovation at dinner. At graduation, he was awarded the Intramural Athlete Award. Fred majored in English and roomed with Dave Jeffreys.
After graduation Fred taught high school in Canada for a year. Upon his return, he took up advertising and marketing, eventually with the Robert A. Becker Agency in Manhattan, which specialized in the pharmaceutical industry.
In the mid-1980s Fred joined the marketing department of Berlex Laboratories in Wayne, N.J. As director of marketing communications, he was responsible for the company’s participation at medical conventions. Fred’s greatest moment at Berlex was when he met his future wife, Jane Gilligan, by chance on a stairway. Fred retired in 2007.
Fred and Jane lived for 25 years in Vernon, N.J., and moved to Spring Lake in 2014.
Fred is survived by Jane, a brother, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. The class extends its deepest sympathy to them all.