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John C. Nuttle
John C. Nuttle

John Clagett Nuttle, a retired Rouse Co. executive who worked to build the Village of Cross Keys and Columbia, died of heart failure Dec. 31 at the Blakehurst retirement community. The former Ruxton resident was 92. Born in Baltimore and raised in Cedarcroft, he was the son of Elbert R. Nuttle, a Fidelity & Deposit vice president, and Margretta Virginia Pyles, a homemaker. He attended Friends School and was a 1939 Polytechnic Institute graduate. Mr. Nuttle, who was known as "Jack," earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, where he was a member of the glee club, played varsity basketball and lacrosse, and was...