John Nightingale Lawton, Jr.

September 22, 1930 – July 30, 2019
John Lawton passed away on July 30th at his home
in San Mateo, California. He was eighty-eight years old. The cause of his death was Myelofibrosis.
A successful copier salesman and subsequent small-business owner, he lived an active lifestyle
and enjoyed exercising his mind and body. He loved his dogs and cats. He was an avid member at the Bayshore Bridge Club and lifetime member at the San Mateo Elks Lodge. He enjoyed the company of his family and friends and loved a lively battle of wits. He will be missed.
He was predeceased by his wife, Susan Lawton, and his eldest son, John Nightingale Lawton, III. He is survived by his daughter, Stephenie Lawton, his two sons, Curt Lawton and Ed Lawton, and his two grandsons, Luke and Parker Lawton.


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