John Caso, passed away at age 76 on May 11, 2015 at his home in Louisville, KY, with his wife Linda at his side.
John was born in Manhattan, New York on Feb 13th, 1939, at Columbus Hospital the only child of John Caso and Rosina (Rose) Caso (nee di Rocco) of Italy.
John graduated from Adelphi University with a bachelor 's degree in business administration in 1966. Before graduating from Adelphi, John joined the Armed Forces in February of 1962 and was stationed at Fort Knox, KY. He received an honorable discharge in January of 1964. John received a scholarship to St. John's University and started on their varsity basketball team as a freshman. He was proud to have played under Joe Lapchick and Lou Carnesecca, until during a summer league at Rucker Park in Harlem, he had a career ending knee injury. John graduated from Long Island City High School where he was a three letter man, in baseball, basketball and football. John was All City High School, and Queens varsity, high school scoring champ for three years running.