Elwyn Douglas Gillis of Nashville died Jan. 13, 2001. His wife, Dorothy Hallenbeck Gillis, predeceased him.
Born Nov. 1, 1908, and known as Joe, Elwyn prepared for Princeton at Peddie School. While at Princeton he was a member of the Key and Seal Club and majored in English.
Ultimately he pursued an MBA at Harvard. With this degree in hand, Joe's previous literary impulses gave way to his career in accounting with several companies before retiring as controller from Life and Casualty Insurance Co. During WWII he served in the Navy.
There are no immediate survivors.
The Class of 1930