In Memory of Charles “Chuck” Fisher ’58

CHARLES J.  “CHUCK” FISHER ’58 of Ellsworth, Maine, died Aug. 31, 2021. At Ripon, he studied chemistry, participated in athletics and Sigma Chi, and was commissioned through ROTC. He served in the U.S. Army and worked in quality control at several major food distributors and supermarket chains. He was active in ASQC (now ASQ American Society for Quality), served on the Ogle County Board of Health for several years, was a member of the Byron Revitalization Committee and volunteered in woodworking at Byron Forest Preserve. He was a Master Gardener and enjoyed woodworking, building items such as furniture and sailboats. Survivors include his wife, Dawn; one son, one daughter, one stepson and one stepdaughter. His first wife, MARLENE MELNICK FISHER ’59, died in 1997.