He was born in Wilmington, Del., and lived there before his family moved to Louisville, Ky. Edgar graduated from Louisville Male High School before attending Princeton and went on to graduate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
A resident of West Chester, Pa., Edgar spent 35 years working for the Insurance Company of North America (INA) and Cigna. Subsequently, he worked as assistant to the president of Peerless Insurance Co. in Keene, N.H.
Retirement afforded Edgar time for his activities and interests, which including serving as an usher at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Exton, Pa., traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family.
At INA, Edgar met Theresa Ford, and they married in 1964. Theresa survives him, as do their three daughters — Caroline Jeppi, Suzanne Piombino, and Rebecca Wickes — and five grandchildren.
The Class of 1948 sends its sympathies.