James Miller, a retired distinguished member of the technical staff at Bell Labs/Lucent in Whippany, N.J., died peacefully April 24, 2016, at the age of 72.

Miller graduated from Cornell with an electrical engineering degree in 1966. He earned a master’s and a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton in 1971 and 1972, respectively. He then worked for Bell Labs for 29 years.

After his retirement, he worked part-time for the Atlas Model Railroad Co. as an electronic technician. This combined his technical expertise with his lifelong love of model railroading.

Miller was an active member of two model railroad clubs and enjoyed constructing and exhibiting complex layouts.

Miller is survived by Janice, his wife of 42 years; a son; and a grandson.

Graduate memorials are prepared by the APGA.

Graduate Class of 1972