In Memory of Arthur L. Scharff ’63

ARTHUR L. SCHARFF ’63 of St. Louis, Missouri, died July 26, 2022. At Ripon, he majored in history. He ran Smith Scharff Paper Co., a wholesale distribution business that his father had started in the 1930s. He then founded Presidents Council, which enriches executives’ leadership skills and wisdom in monthly peer discussions. He was an active volunteer, including as an advisor of his temple youth group, a foster parent, advocate for the Forest Park playground, and executive board member for Logos School. He helped raise millions of dollars for these and other nonprofits. Survivors include his wife, Susie; one son and one daughter.

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Arthur Scharff '63