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William A. Sugden ’57

Published in Oct. 20, 2004, issue

Bill died at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia July 10, 2004. He was 69.

A resident of Doylestown, Pa., he was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He prepared at Wyoming Seminary. At Princeton, Bill majored in biology, joined the band and the Orange Key, and became a member of Terrace Club. His senior roommates were Marty Uman, Jim Meyer, and Steve Nelson.

After graduation Bill received a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College with further study at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa. He served in the Army in Alaska, receiving a commendation medal. Bill then joined a family practice and served as president of the Bucks County [Pa.] Medical Society.

He was president of the Doylestown Presbyterian Church, Peace Valley Nature Center, and Wagner's Run Fishing Associa-

tion. An avid fisherman and wood carver, his basswood carving won acclaim in 1974 at the Ward Foundation in Salisbury, Md.

He is survived by his wife, Janet; daughters Elizabeth, Jennifer, and Margaret; six grandchildren; and a brother and sister. The class extends its sympathy to the family and friends of this good man.

The Class of 1957

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