He attended Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Ill. At Princeton he majored in psychology, was president of Campus Club his senior year, and was active in the Westminster Fellowship. After two years of service in the Army he earned a law degree at Harvard and an LL.M. at Boston University, where he taught for several years. He joined the Boston firm of Peabody & Arnold, and later Csaplar & Bok. Finally, he engaged in solo practice and served as an adviser and volunteer board member.
Avid sailors, Bud and his wife, Ellen, settled in Marblehead, Mass., in 1960, where they enjoyed racing, cruising their sloop Pageant, and skiing and hiking in Waterville Valley, N.H. Bud was known for his infectious laugh, coined the “Page laugh.”
A lover of the arts and history, Bud was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars and a past president and member of the essay group the Whiting Club. Bud led Marblehead’s first major land-preservation acquisitions as head of the Marblehead Conservation Commission. A parishioner of Marblehead’s Our Lady, Star of the Sea Church, he chaired the committee to oversee its major restoration project. Bud was an enthusiastic Princetonian, actively involved in alumni events.
Bud is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ellen; sons William and Andrew ’88; and five grandchildren.