James (Jim) Noon, who went missing on September 10 and was later recovered by Hopkinton Fire and Police, died recently at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester.
Mr. Noon, 84, walked away from his apartment at Golden Pond Assisted Living Center on September 10 at approximately 10:00 PM. His absence was reported at 12:30 AM on September 11.
Hopkinton Fire and Police, along with the District 14 Technical Rescue Team and State Police, worked for nearly three days to locate Mr. Noon, ultimately finding him near a creek just north of Icehouse Pond on September 12. They extricated him from the woods and transported him to the hospital.
Mr. Noon was diagnosed with Sepsis and died of his injuries on September 16.
A longtime resident of Newton, Mr. Noon was born May 12, 1939 in upstate New York. According to his obituary, he was an instructor in neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and researcher at MGH and McLean. He later developed his own scientific advertising company, Noon Advertising and Marketing and ran the company for more than 40 years.
He leaves behind his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth Narva Noon, five children, and nine grandchildren.