John Odell Todd Jr. WG52, 90, passed away peacefully on August 26. He grew up in Wayzata, MN, and soon moved to Evanston, IL. John graduated from Lake Forest Academy in 1946. After graduation, he went on to Amherst College, and was in the first class after the end of World War II. After graduating from Amherst in 1950, he attended Wharton, where he earned his MBA in finance. Soon after, he reported to the Newport, RI, Naval OCS program and then served three years as a Navy lieutenant during the Korean War. John began his business career at IBM and concluded it by joining his father in starting the Todd Organization, serving large companies by developing nonqualified pension plans funded with life insurance for top management. In 1958, he married Ann Avery in San Francisco. They lived in La CaƱada Flintridge, CA, for 44 years and in 2007 moved south to the senior retirement community of White Sands in La Jolla, CA. John is survived by Ann and their two sons, John III (wife Cheryl and sons John IV and Andrew) and William.