In Memory of Ellen Dunphy ’09

ELLEN DUNPHY ’09 of Redwood City, California, died July 4, 2022. At Ripon, she majored in theatre with a minor in communication and participated in WRPN, theatre productions and Symphonic Wind Ensemble. She spent time in the Milwaukee and Chicago theatre communities before settling into the San Francisco scene for the past seven years. She was a company member of the Left Coast Theatre Company. She performed with many theatre companies and advocated for gastric cancer research during the pandemic and her own illness. She also wrote and performed her solo show, “Imaginary Endings,” about the intersection of her disease and her role as a patient. She was an avid traveler, visiting 10 countries and many national parks. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Clinnin.

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Ellen Dunphy '09