John Alexander Connor, 89, of Sarasota, and formerly of Longboat Key, died Sept. 6.
Born Feb. 8, 1923, in Luss, Scotland, Mr. Connor enjoyed worldwide travel for both business and pleasure. He retired from his position as vice president of Bechtel Corp. in Toronto and San Francisco and went on to become active in local government, golf associations, Bird Key Yacht Club and the St. Andrews and Caledonian societies.
Mr. Connor is survived by his wife, Marjorie; daughter, Alison; son, Colin; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at a later date in Scotland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org, or Plymouth Harbor Foundation, 700 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, Fla., 34236.
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