MAKING THE MOST OUT OF LIFE

By Patricia Sullivan, Washington Post Staff Writer September 17, 2006

Retired Navy Captain Jay Coupe Jr., 65, who died Sept. 13 of liver cancer at Manor Care nursing home in Potomac, never hesitated when presented with an opportunity to squeeze a little enjoyment out of life.

He had a serious job — he was a spokesman for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and had escorted U.S. prisoners of war home from North Vietnam in 1973 — but the Navy officer firmly believed in winking at pomposity, even if it required chutzpah.

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