Known to classmates as Bucky, the Connecticut native was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy. His father, Huntley Stone, was a member of the Class of 1940.
Bucky was a member of Ivy Club and recalled as unfailingly cheerful and delightful company. He won the Isidore Brown Thesis Award for his sociology thesis, “Towards a Sociology of the Circus.”
Bucky earned a law degree from Boston University and worked in the law firms Pullman & Comley and Bodine and Stone before beginning a career in real-estate investment and management. He was active in the local community, serving as president and secretary of Connecticut Region 9 Board of Education and president of Easton Little League. He was co-chair of the building committee for Samuel Staples Elementary School. He also served on the Easton Conservation Committee and the Easton Democratic Town Committee.
He is survived by his wife, Kyle I. MacGillivray; son Huntley “Dylan” Stone; daughter Cordelia “Lia” Stone; and sisters Carolyn Stone Johnson and Cordelia A. Stone. The class sends condolences to the family.