John Tiller died on the 22nd October 1925 in New York.

Obituary in the New York Press read

“Died. John Tiller, 71, in New York of asthma, famed English coach of numberless dancing units of “Tiller girls,” who cavort upon the revue stages of the U. S. and Europe;  Mr. Tiller revolutionized chorus dancing; established numerous dancing schools, from which 25,000 girls have graduated; was the author of an English law protecting dancing children from exploitation; supplied “Tiller Girls” to the Follies Bergère, the Ziegfeld Follies.”