"John Douglas Leith, a former dean at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., died Monday at the Meadowlark Hills Health Care Unity in Manhattan, Kan. He was 90 years old and had lived there since 1987. Mr. Leith, a graduate of the University of North Dakota, taught there until 1936. From 1937 to 1941 he was the director of student personnel at Teachers College, Columbia University. He joined the administrative staff at Lehigh University in 1946, was named dean of students in 1958 and retired in 1963.
He is survived by two sons, John, of Auburndale, Mass. and David, of Manhattan, Kan.; a sister, Lillian Witmer, of Grand Forks, N.D.; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild."
Source: New York Times, 23 September 1989