Mike came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter, where he was a swimmer, active in club sports, and a lacrosse referee. At Princeton he continued with freshman swimming, joined Quadrangle, and majored in basic engineering. He was also active with the Campus Fund Drive in his upper-class years. 

After graduation Mike opted for three years as a non-com in the Army and was discharged as a sergeant before undertaking law studies at Michigan.

Armed with a law degree, Mike returned to New York as an associate with White & Case. He moved on to a position in international law with Singer Corp., where he spent the balance of his career. It was rich with travel and legal challenges, taking him to Turkey, Brazil, Nigeria, and India over time. 

Retiring in 2009, Mike and his wife, Lilla, moved to Ithaca, N.Y., where he became a dedicated participant in Foodnet, delivering meals to the homebound with a premeditated joke for every recipient and treats for every pet dog and cat — and even one for an excitable but friendly pet skunk. 

Mike was long afflicted with interstitial lung disease. He died June 10, 2021. He is survived by Lilla; children Sam ’02 and Sarah; and two grandchildren. The class sends our sympathy in their loss. 

Undergraduate Class of 1960