John Hightower



Age: 80


Summary: director of New York's Museum of Modern Art for a turbulent 19 months from 1970 to 1971 whose tenure was bedeviled by Vietnam War protests, an unprecedented staff strike, and at least one politically incorrect exhibit.



Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease


Born: May 23, 1933


Died: July 6, 2013


Location: Newport News, Virginia