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A former Senior Financial Advisor and Country Director for the World Bank passed away on September 29, 2013 in Tepoztlan, Mexico at the age of 74.
The cause of his death was a heart attack as stated by his daughter, Maura Bowlin.
John Bowlin was born in Kansas City, KS on February 12,1939. He graduated from Rockhurst College and then attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology concentrating in Economics and Finance.
Survivors include his wife since 1981, Patricia Eileen Bowlin of Alexandria, Virginia; and five children, Kelly, Maura, Tara, Michelle and Andre Bowlin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in John Bowlin's memory to the Peace Corps' Ecuador Country Fund. A visitation will take place at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Old Town Alexandria on October 17, 2013 at 9:15 AM directly followed by a mass at 10 a.m. with a burial at St. Mary's Cemetery.

Published in The Washington Post on Oct. 15, 2013