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Francis L. Corcoran ’22

Published in Mar. 10, 1999, issue

Francis Corcoran died Nov. 4, 1998, at his home in Locust Valley. He was 100. According to his daughter Carol, he died peacefully, with all of his family in attendance. Francis was a wonderful classmate, and he will be missed. Francis developed the class hall of fame, and he also wrote many memorials for classmates.

Francis prepared at Roxbury Latin School, where he was an excellent student and captain of the hockey team.

At Princeton, he was a member of the varsity hockey team, the Press Club, and Cottage Club. Francis retired as e.v.p. of Rockefeller Center in 1965. He was a member of the Racquet and Tennis Club in NYC, the Skating Club of New York, Beaver Dam Skating Club, and the Buckram Beagles.

Francis leaves his children, Carol and Anthony, four grandsons, and three great-grandchildren. Francis was buried in his family plot in Fairfield, Conn., beside his wife, Carol, whom he married in 1925 and who died in 1988. His late son Charles is buried there also.

The Class of 1922

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