Ed died Dec. 12, 2016, at his home in Austin, Texas.
Ed came to Princeton from North Tonawanda (N.Y.) High School, where he was president of the varsity club and student council and captain of the football team. At Princeton he majored in English and took his meals at Cap and Gown. He played freshman and varsity football, freshman lacrosse, and interclub sports.
After earning his MBA from Harvard in 1968, Ed served in the Army for two years. He then embarked on a business career that lasted more than 40 years, beginning with a stint as an associate at Morgan Stanley and concluding with service as senior investment committee adviser for Galapagos Partners in the Houston area.
Ed listed his nonprofessional interests as rugby, Princeton athletics, military history, and veterans’ affairs. He belonged to the Princeton and Harvard clubs of Austin and the American Legion.
Unmarried at the time of his death, Ed is survived by sons Sam and Asa; daughter Cornelia; and sister Melissa ’74. The class extends its heartfelt condolences to them.