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Services Set for History Professor

Contact: Gina Vergel
(212) 636-7175
gvergel@fordham.edu


Glenn Edwards, an adjunct professor of history, died suddenly on Monday, March 10. He was 60.

"Dr. Edwards was a devoted and popular teacher who will be greatly missed by the Fordham community," said Doron Ben-Atar, professor of history and chair of the department.

Edwards taught classes at Fordham’s Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses since 2002. He was also a professor of history at Borough of Manhattan Community College and Mercy College.

Services are as follows:

Wake:        Thursday, March 13 and Friday, March 14
                    2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
                    Coffey Funeral Home
                    91 North Broadway
                    Tarrytown, N.Y.  10591
                     (914) 631 - 0983

Mass:        Saturday, March 15
                    10 a.m.
                    Church of the Immaculate Conception
                    199 North Broadway
                    (Two blocks from funeral home) at Broadway and College Avenues
                    Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.  10591
                    (914) 631 – 0446


Edwards is survived by his wife, Lillian, and two daughters, Ellen and Olivia. Notes of condolences can be sent to:

                41 College Ave.
                Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 14,700 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a commuter campus in Westchester, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.
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