John Hallock (Hall) Northcott
Beloved husband, brother, uncle and friend, died on Friday, February 5, following a valiant battle with cancer. Born in 1949, he was raised in Minnesota before heading to New York to attend Columbia University. Hall started his professional career in Washington, DC, working for Representative William Frenzel. He then worked for variety of corporate and trade associations focusing on his strong interest in politics and international trade. Although he traveled extensively throughout his career, his favorite spot was the beach; he loved the sun, sand and waves. He was also passionate about cars, particularly high-powered sports cars, and blues music. In retirement, Hall worked for his beloved Washington Nationals, and was an active volunteer in the National Presbyterian Church's Men's Ministry and 40 Plus of Greater Washington, DC. Survivors include his wife Karen; sister Heather Walker; nieces Heidi Walker, Gretchen Remington (Joe), Rozzie Eppsteiner; and nephew Harris Eppsteiner (Sloane Heller). The livestreamed funeral will be on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Please contact https://nationalpres.org/memorial-service-john-hallock-hall-northcott for details. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Presbyterian Church's Men's Ministry, 40 Plus of Washington, DC, or World Central Kitchen.
Published in The Washington Post from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11, 2021.