John J. Stanton Jr. ’54, of Greenwich, Conn., died October 15, 2009. Born on August 23, 1932 in New York City he grew up in Mamaroneck, New York and Portland, Oegon. He was a graduate of Santa Clara University and Georgetown Law School. He proudly served as a Lieutenant in US Marine Corps. He practiced law with the National Labor Relations Board, was Labor Counsel and head of the legal department of the New York Times and served on Counsel with Cahill, Gordon and Reindel. He also taught law at the University of the District of Columbia. John was also a member of American Yacht Club, a parishioner of Resurrection Church in Rye, and a religious education teacher there. He enjoyed traveling, gardening and cooking. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary-Jane (Handler), his children: John, Sue Ann (Gail Romano),Gregory (Maria Del Guercio) and Hugh as well as his grandchildren, Isobella, Luke and Nina. A devoted friend, Jack guided those close to him with his sharp intellect, dry wit, and gentle laugh. Jack Stanton was never one to suffer fools gladly.

08 Nov 2018