Nicholas A. Freitag ’01

Jerry Chan In Memoriam

He was simply the best of us. NICHOLAS A FREITAG ’01, age 34, beloved son of Jeffrey and Jane Freitag of Long Beach, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. He fought courageously to his last day against his incurable cancer, metastatic melanoma. A private family service was held, with cremation following, in Minnesota. Nick is survived …

Lewis Edward Cook III ’01

Jessica Walter Goski In Memoriam

LEWIS EDWARD COOK III ’01 Lewis died tragically March 6, 2011 after being struck by a drunk driver as he walked to his hotel in Vail, CO. He was 32. Lewis came to Princeton from San Francisco, where he was a four-time high school All-American swimmer. While at Princeton, Lewis majored in economics, graduating with honors. He played on the varsity water polo …

Ada B. Combes ’01

Bethany Gasperini In Memoriam

ADA B. COMBES Ada passed away on December 27, 2010 from complications of anorexia nervosa. Ada loved and cherished friends and family and yearned to make a difference in the world. While at Princeton, she started the local chapter of Oxfam America. She also participated in Urban Action, Tae Kwon Do, SVC, and activities with the Princeton Episcopal Church. She …


Connor O’Gorman ’01

Jessica Walter Goski In Memoriam

Dear Class of 2001 – It is with deep sadness that I wish to inform you of the passing of our fellow friend and Classmate, Connor O’Gorman ’01 (Richard Connor O’Gorman), who died in a fatal accident in New York City this past Sunday, April 5. Hailing from the Atlanta, GA area, Connor attended high school at the Singapore American School in Singapore.  …

Suzanne (left) with Rebecca Desman

Dr. Suzanne Munson ’01

Jerry Chan In Memoriam

Suzanne passed away on Dec. 26, 2007, following surgical complications due to an illness of the lungs. Suzanne was born in Lakeland, FL and attended The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT. At Princeton, Suzanne was in Wilson College and was a member of the Cottage Club. She obtained a  B.A. in Psychology with Departmental Honors and was active in the …

Daniel (left) with Joey Bramlage

Daniel P. Weitz ’01

Jerry Chan In Memoriam

Daniel died July 26, 2006, accomplishing much in a short, but very distinguished career as a life scientist. He was born in Morristown, NJ and graduated from Morristown High School. At Princeton he majored in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and was a member of Terrace Club. He later went on to receive a master’s in environmental studies from Brown University. …

Avery (left) with Lauren (Gipson) Bell and Andrew Frank

Avery Kesley Waddell ’01

Jerry Chan In Memoriam

On August 31, 2001, the Class of ’01 lost a beloved member of its family, Avery Kesley Waddell, to a tragic accident.  At Princeton he received his degree in Operations Research & Financial Engineering and upon graduation worked as an analyst for the Fixed Income Group of Goldman Sachs and Co. in New York.  During his years at Princeton, Avery …

Sean (right) with Anders Chen and Christian Diegel

Sean Miles ’01

Jerry Chan In Memoriam

Sean died on January 10, 1999, not yet halfway through his sophomore year. Born and raised in Bozeman, MT, Sean never truly left living near the “backbone of the world” even while attending Princeton. An excellent writer and a talented artist, Sean graduated at the top of his high school class and gave a commencement address steeped in Native American …