16 April 1980
Samuel (Gus) Davison, 70, died Monday in the Merwick Unit of Princeton Medical Center.
A lifelong resident of Princeton, he was employed as an electrician at Princeton University for 50 years before retiring in 1976. He was also a Navy veteran of World War II.
Mr. Davison was past president, former chief and a trustee of Princeton Hook and Ladder Company; and a past commander of Princeton American Legion Post 76, and a member of the Century Road Club of America.
He also was a Verger at Trinity Church for the past 15 years and was received into the Order of Saint Vincent’s Guild of Vergers in the Church of England during the summer of 1978. He was the only American verger to have received that honor.
He was a race official for the U.S. Cycling Club Assn. and a life member of the Century Road Club of America.
Surviving are his wife, Anne C. Davison; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Pazdan of Belle Mead; a son, Terry D. Davison of Hamilton Square; a brother. Russell S. Davison of Princeton; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Trinity Church with the Rev. John Crocker Jr., rector, officiating. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery under the direction of the Kimble Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Church, 33 Mercer St., Princeton.