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John R. Sloan

d. February 8, 2017

Sloan, John R., of Westwood, died February 8th, 2017.

Beloved son of Maxine (Kennedy) Sloan of Westwood and the late John D. Sloan. Former husband of Carol M. (Smith) Sloan. Loving father of Matthew B. Sloan and his wife Rachel F. Paiste of Boston. Brother of Patricia Sloan Hunt and her husband Trey of Mount Vernon, NY and uncle of Carolyn Sloan Hunt of Albany, NY.

Services and interment are private. John was a history teacher at Westwood High School, a Human Resources executive at International Paper and a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.

Donations in memory of John can be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He was so appreciative (and proud) to live in an area where groundbreaking research was being done to address this horrible disease. Donated funds will go to the head and neck cancers fund. You may donate online and direct the funds to the head and neck cancers fund or donate by mail. Checks can be made out to the 'Dana Farber Cancer Institute' with 'In Memory of John R. Sloan' in the memo field of the check. Their mailing address is:

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor
Brookline, MA 02445

Online donations can be made at

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