In Memory of Edward Clapp ’63

Edward L. “Ned” Clapp ’63 died peacefully on August 24, 2019 at home in Cockeysville, MD, which is near Baltimore.  He graduated from Ripon college with a history major in 1963.  While in college he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and served as an officer in that organization.  He went on to teach history at Gilman School in MD, from which he himself had graduated in 1959.  He was there for almost 40 years and in addition to teaching he served as the assistant middle school head and the Dean of Students at various times during his career.  He was beloved at the school and was known for his quirky sense of humor and his numerous puns.  He was preceded in death by his wife (Jeanne) of 39 years.