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The brothers of the Phi Phi Chapter of Sigma Chi at the University of Pennsylvania are deeply saddened
by the news of the passing of Brother Jon M. Huntsman Sr. - Pennsylvania ‘59.

From his humble beginnings in Blackfoot, Idaho he never forgot the help he received along the way to
becoming a giant in both business and philanthropy. After joining Sigma Chi at the University of
Pennsylvania, he found himself elected president of both the fraternity and the entire senior class.
Throughout his life, he remained loyal to the University of Pennsylvania and Sigma Chi, serving on the
Board of Trustees as well as being acknowledged as an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig.
He truly embodied the core values of Sigma Chi: friendship, justice and learning. In addition to his vast
responsibilities and dedication to both leadership and philanthropy, his biggest passion in life was to
eradicate cancer from the world. Huntsman created the Huntsman Cancer Institute, an excellent cancer
research facility and hospital. Since then, the Huntsman Cancer Institute has become the official
philanthropic organization of Sigma Chi everywhere. Having been a four-time cancer survivor, he
devoted his life to helping others, donating over $1 billion himself.
His lifelong philanthropic efforts as well his boundless love for Sigma Chi and our Phi Phi Chapter will
never be forgotten. Jon M. Huntsman Sr. will be dearly missed forever and always.

All honor to his name.


Aaron Kim, Consul
University of Pennsylvania '19
“Wealth isn’t always measured in dollar signs. We each have time, talent and creativity, all of which can
be powerful forces for positive change. Share your blessings in whatever form they come and to
whatever level you have been blessed.” - Jon M. Huntsman, Sr.

Memorial to Brother Huntsman, on the porch of the Chapter House: Phi Phi Undergraduate brothers (L to
R) Aaron Kim ’19 (Consul), and Philanthropy Co-Chairs: Paul Huntsman Jr. ’20 (Jon’s Grandson) and
Richard Lenskold ‘19