John was born in Queens, New York, August 3, 1943. He died September 10, 2022. He graduated from Auburn High in ‘61; Seattle U, BA ‘67; UW, MA ‘69. He taught 27 years for Issaquah School District. He is survived by his wife, Lynne; sons, Sean and Phil (Suzanne); grandchildren Makenzie, Robbie, and Timmy; brother, George. For details, see Klontzfuneralhome.com.