John Everett Cartland III ’66 died on April 7, 2007, in Hartford, Connecticut.
Born on December 11, 1944, in Paterson, N.J., he prepared for college at the Loomis School in Windsor, Conn., and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1966, he entered Georgetown University School of Law and received his doctor of jurisprudence degree in 1969. From 1970 to 1972, he studied at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and received a master’s degree in business administration. After practicing law for two years, he became an investment lawyer with Aetna Life and Casualty and from 1977 to 1980 was an investment officer with that company. In 1980, he became director of corporate finance with Aetna, with responsibilities including capital raising, bank relationships, dividend sizing, and financial analysis of divestitures and acquisitions. He was also with the Travelers Insurance Company and was an investment banker with the Stonington Group. He was a trustee of the Grace Bliss Foundation and volunteer with the Connecticut Radio Information System and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. He was a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the WALKS Foundation,The 1892 Club, the Hartford Golf Club, the Prouts Neck Country Club in Scarborough, and Asylum Hill Congregational Church. Surviving are his wife, Lucy Campbell Cartland, whom he married in 1969; two daughters, Kathryn C. Anderson of Windham, Conn., and Elizabeth F. Cartland ’99 of Brookline, Mass.; a sister, Carolyn R. Cartland of Bloomfield, Conn.; a brother, Richard E. Cartland ’73 of West Hartford, Conn.; and one grandson.