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"When Sonny Whitney was sick, he used to say to me, 'You shouldn't be stuck out here with an old man.
You need a young man, and I just hope you find him.' " She says she found John in part because, after Sonny died, she wanted to "go back to what was wonderful when we started life together.
We went on our honeymoon on dogsleds -- crazy way to honeymoon -- and when Sonny died, I thought, I want to go mushing again." "I toast Mr. "I toast him for the wonderful life he gave Marylou and because he had great taste in women." They have gone together to Whitney's grave in Greenridge Cemetery in Saratoga, and both seem to regard themselves as keepers of the flame.
Whitney's Adirondacks holdings won him new respect both inside and outside the family.Mabee's children tease their young step-grandfather by calling him Grandpa John.Of course, no one would dare call Marylou Grandma; to the children, says John, "she's Auntie Mame." During their courtship, the couple discussed adopting a child, but decided they didn't want to be tied down.lthough Hendrickson is remembered in Alaska primarily for his preppy wardrobe, love of tennis, and ability to charm Ermalee Hickel (known as the Nancy Reagan of Juneau), he is also enormously ambitious."John is motivated by a desire to do business deals on a big scale," says Shoup.