Jon, who embodied the technical skills of medicine combined with the generosity of teaching, died March 17, 2023, of kidney failure in Tequesta, Fla.

Jon joined us at Princeton from Freeport High School on Long Island. His athletics there segued to the Karate Club at Princeton, along with campaign work for John Lindsay and Eugene McCarthy, and as a member of Stevenson. Although pre-med, he majored in English and wrote his thesis on “Isolation in the American Novel.” Jon went to Tufts medical school, then spent 20 years training and practicing cardiology in New York.

In 1995, the lifelong New Yorker took the huge step of relocating to Louisiana. The family’s inculcation into the South continued through his 2010 professorship at the University of Mississippi in Jackson. He was in his last term in law school when he died. Throughout, he retained his steadfast devotion to Princeton, interviewing dozens of applicants. His athletic interests never flagged, as he completed multiple New York City Marathons and took up scuba diving, while sticking with the Yankees and the football Giants.

Jon is survived by his wife of 30 years, Karen; children Peter and Whitney; and seven grandchildren. With them we recall and revere a man of vision and energy, generosity and skill, and love for his friends.

Undergraduate Class of 1970