John H. Beatson, Sr. '66

John Beatson '66John H. Beatson, Sr., a former All-American lacrosse player at Denison and insurance executive in Baltimore, Maryland, entered the Chapter Eternal on May 27, 2001 at age 58 after battling cancer.

He was a real estate sales associate with Trout, Segall and Doyle Inc., a Baltimore firm, since 1994. He had been in the insurance business since graduating from Denison in 1966.

At Denison, "Beats" was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and, in his senior year, received honorable mention All-American honors and was selected to play in the prestigious North-South All-Star Game. Under Denison Hall of Fame coach, Rix Yard, he held the Denison career record for assists with 135, ranking 11th all-time in career points with 168 (33g, 135a). He led the team in points his sophomore, junior and senior year and logged the fourth-most assists in school history (37) to that time as a senior, being a major contributor to the team's outstanding record that year in averaging 9.7 goals per game vs 4.3 goals against.

As a child, he learned lacrosse from his father.

As a student at Dension, John earned great respect from his Sig brothers, fellow students, faculty and coaches for his dedication and hard work.

All honor to his name.

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