A long over due collection of tribute pages to the individuals who accepted the challenge of educating us.
Mr. George Egli
George E. Egli, age 99 whent home to His Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2006. Born in Orange, NJ he lived in the Pines Lakes section of Wayne and Briny Breezes, Florida. George was an Educator in the Ridgewood School System and retired as Assistant Principal of the George Washington School, in 1973, after 38 years of dedicated service.
He also served as Associate Pastor of the Jacksonville Chapel with Rev. Thomas Allen. He was a member of the Christian Businessmen’s Association and Gideons; he was former director of Camp Brookwoods, Alton, NH. Surviving is his wife Maria Braun Egli of Franklin Lakes, two sons, David Egli of Wyckoff and and John (Jack) Egli of Delaware, Ohio, his daughter, Suzanne Egli Hanna of Dublin, Ohio. His grandchildren, Paul D. Egli of San Francisco, CA, Kathaleen Hanna Stephenson of Surrey, England, Suzanna Hannan of Southerland, Cincinnati, OH and Julie Hanna, Dublin, Ohio. Also surviving are five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Egli and I were best friends during my time at GW; 1967-1970. He, along with Mr. Harmon and Mr. Vojack kept me close to them after my father passed away in March, 1968. I’ve never forgot their caring and kindness.
Richard Flechtner Richard Bennett Roger Sweeney Tony Napier
Jack Van Yperen Chuck Johnson Charles Bookstaver
Deans Of Girls
Dr. Lois B. Knox (1919-1954) Wilma J. McVeigh (1954-
Alan Bennett Larry Coyle Amy Emmers Loren Leek Stuart Postle
Kitty Batterson Jacob Brown Debbie Paul Jeff Yearing
“Uncle” Harry Ahearn Laura Fleming Charlotte McCane Milo Okema Medha Kirtane Harold Vaughan
Faith Colton Arthur Deeks Helen Towle
Donald E. Bowler George Murphy Arthur Rispoli
C. Betram Harmon John Lochner Robert Whittemore
Principals & Assistant Principals
John McCutcheon George Egli Frank S. Foley William C. Leach
Irwin B. Somerville George Neville John Archibald Basil Pizzuto