John E. Cortissoz, a retired publishing executive and father of a Wilton resident, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas, after a long illness. He was 87.
Born Feb. 7, 1930, in New York, he was the son of John and Mary Cortissoz. He grew up in New York and attended Manhattanville Preparatory School and the City College of New York. He married Hope Morrison in 1953, and they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary the day before his passing.