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July 19, 2012
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June 21, 2012
John was a dear classmate during our years together at Pomona College. The twenty-year-old was no different from the man many of you knew. Thoughtful, kind, and immoveable in what he saw as right. My brother, my friend.
April 20, 2012
The earth is void of a hero and heaven has gained a servant. I was told of Mr. Payton's death by a friend who gave me the charge to continue the fight for equality. His legacy will continue to transform the lives of many. MY prayers are with Mrs. McDougall and family.Please know that there is someone(Millie Coby) in Milwaukee, WI praying for you daily.
April 16, 2012
John Payton filled some very big shoes and we are better because of his contributions. My condolences to his wife, Gay McDougall.
April 15, 2012
With Sincere condolences and expressions of sympathy.
Officers and members of the
Booker T. Washington High School
Alumni Class of 1965
Atlanta, Georgia
April 03, 2012
Job well done, Mr. Payton, very well done indeed! Now go get your heavenly reward for having done so. RIP, Mr. Payton and may God continue to bless you throughout eternity.
April 02, 2012
Mr. Payton was a phenomenal legal scholar and a very approachable stalwart advocate, especially for the voiceless and the underserved. His legal contributions to our city and the country are extraordinary and can only be surpassed only by his unyielding willingness to routinely respond to the cries of help from our grassroots communities. God bless Mr. Payton and the Payton family.
March 30, 2012
I was saddened to read of the loss of John Payton. May all the warm and special memories you shared with your dear loved one stay with you and bring you comfort through all the days ahead. – 2 Cor. 1:3
March 29, 2012
RIP MR. Payton
March 29, 2012
A champion for justice and human dignity has gone on to receive his reward. My prayers go out to the family and friends whose lives he so richly and indelibly impacted.

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John Payton and classmates Pomona College 1969

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