John Thomas Morrison ’57 died on January 18, 2005, in Portland.
John Thomas Morrison ’57 died on January 18, 2005, in Portland. Born on October 13, 1933, in Belfast, he prepared for college at Thornton Academy in Saco and became a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1953 until November of 1955. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1959, he joined United Auto/ Car Quest, working for more than 45 years in York County and Cumberland County. He also worked for Boston Pizza in Old Orchard Beach for 20 years. He was president of the Saco Parents and Teachers Association and the Thornton Academy Athletic Boosters Association and for some years was a coach in the Saco Little League. He was a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus of the Most Holy Trinity Council and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus of the Old Orchard Beach Council. He was also a parishioner and a member of the Parish Council at Most Holy Trinity Church in Saco. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Guiney Morrison, whom he married in 1956; a son, Jack Morrison of Saco; five daughters, Cathy Lilienthal of Baldwinsville, NY, Margo Barker of Kennebunk, Lauri Randall of Saco, Lyn Eaton of Saco, and Mary LeBlanc of Saco; a brother, Edward Shaw of West Gray; and 13 grandchildren.