John Huddy AR'85: A Memorial
Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:30 - 9:30pm
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On Thursday, February 5 at 2:30pm, a memorial service will be held in the Great Hall for John Huddy, who died suddenly on December 29, 2014.
A 1985 graduate of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, John was a very active member of the Cooper Union Community. He served on the Alumni Council, the Annual Fund Committee, was Vice President for Alumni Activities on the Executive Committee, and was the Class Representative for his year. In 2008, he and his wife Elizabeth were co-chairs of the annual Founder’s Day Dinner Dance.
John was also a founding member of the School of Architecture Dean’s Circle, and a member of the Sarah Amelia Hewitt Society, and The Society of 1859. He was honored as CUAA Alumnus of the Year 2009.
For 4 years, he was an adjunct professor at Cooper, teaching CE 450. He most recently worked for Zubatkin Owner Representation, where he was a principal architect. He also worked for Bovis Lend Lease and HRH Construction.
John was also an elected alumni representative to the Board of Trustees from 2010-2011.
Generous with his time, friendship and wicked sense of humor, John was a tireless advocate for the mission and educational aspirations of The Cooper Union. He was a dear friend of the School of Architecture who will be long remembered and deeply missed.
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