Nathan Marion Lofton, 91, formerly of Chicago’s Uptown and Hyde Park neighborhoods and principal at Joan F. Arai Middle School, as well as a musician, guitar teacher and U.S. Army Korean War veteran, passed away peacefully April 24, 2021.

Beloved husband of the late Shizu “Sue” Lofton, dear stepfather of Linda (Avron) Hoffman of Vancouver, loving grandfather of Miko Hoffman, great-grandfather of Saya deCouto-Hoffman. Survived by many devoted friends and caretakers and his sister Sheila and her family.

A summertime celebration of life is being planned.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Felines & Canines: https://www.felinescanines.org/donate.

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com.

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