John died March 25, 2020, in New York City. He was born May 1, 1923, in Old Greenwich, Conn.  

He came to Princeton from the Loomis School. He was involved in football, hockey, and track, and his club was Quadrangle. He served as an advertising executive with McCaffrey and McCall in New York, where he and his family lived. 

John is survived by his wife, Elaine; son Peter Bolton; and daughter Susan Collins Vick. 

Undergraduate Class of 1944