Back row: Ed Worthington, Jack Valdez, Harry McCann; Front row: Frank Hoye, Juanita Hayman (face hidden), and one of the ladies in front is Mary McCann Born: 1901

Died: 1971

Married: Jeanette Conroy

John (Jack) Valdez was a real estate and insurance agent, associated with the Thomas P. Ward insurance agency for 27 years. 

He graduated from New York University and came to Saranac Lake for his health in 1933

He is buried in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

A brick at the Saranac Laboratory has been dedicated in the name of Jack and Jeanette Valdez by Judy Landes.