John A. Gage, Jr. ’69 died June 6, 2008, in Sacramento, Calif.
He was born in Boston, Mass., and lived in Hingham, Mass., from 1947 to 1965. He attended Bowdoin and graduated cum laude from M.I.T. with a B.S. in civil engineering in 1969. He also earned a master’s in civil engineering from California State University, Sacramento, in 1992. He was a Registered Civil Engineer and worked for the state of California Department of Water Resources from 1985 to 2000. He was a senior transportation engineer with the California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, from 2000 to 2008. He served as the chair of the membership committee of the Sacramento section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, was a Mayflower descendant, and a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church in Sacramento. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Susan Behler Cage; a daughter, Abigail Gage Farahmand of El Dorado Hills, Calif.; a sister, Beau Cage of New York City; and a granddaughter.