Joseph R. Johnston, 76, who worked for Jas. D. Easton for 25 years, died on April 28 from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was the president of Hoyt from the time Easton bought it until 1989, when he moved to Amsterdam to establish the operations of Easton Sports Europe. After retirement he moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and taught golf. He died in Park City, Utah.