Chip died June 23, 2004, in Long Beach, Calif., after a four-and-a-half-year battle with breast cancer. He was 49.
He grew up in Merchantville, N.J., and attended the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. He left Princeton in 1976 and graduated from Temple University in 1980.
Chip was an All-American diver and co-captain of his high school swimming team. At Princeton he was a member of the sailing team. As a professional sailor, Chip won numerous national awards. He marketed racing sails for Harstick Sails and was waterfront director at Long Beach Yacht Club. He was also passionate about racing Porsches and specialized in restoring them. He founded Iko Iko Motorsports with his wife, Lise.
Chip self-diagnosed his breast cancer in 1999 and it was confirmed at the stage-four level in 2000. He underwent a full mastectomy and multiple chemotherapy regimens with courage, grace, and good humor.
The class extends its sincere condolences to Lise; Chip's parents, Dr. Thomas W. and Constance H. Evaul; sister Anne '82; and brother Philip. Memorial contributions to benefit breast cancer patients can be sent to the Chip Evaul Breast Cancer Fund at Team Spirit, P.O. Box 1315, Long Beach, CA 90801, www.teamspiritonline.org.
The Class of 1978