Philips, 81, Professor Emeritus at the
He was born May 29, 1926 in
Known for his kindness and generosity, Ed devoted much of his life to raising his children, putting all seven through college. He loved children, animals, travel, music, cigars and drink, good conversation, collecting wine glasses and reading about science and current events. Ed was also an excellent cook and was proud of the happy flock of laying hens in his
Ed is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linnea Hendrickson; children, John Philips and wife Ritsuko Miyamoto, Julia Philips and husband James Feldman, Michael Philips and wife Marguerite, Catherine Malavé, Joan Philips and husband Jin Tai Li, Jesse Philips and Psyche Philips; grandchildren, Andrew, Laura, Carolyn, Amina, Joe, Anthony, Daniel, Alejandro and Mei. He is also survived by his brother Robert Philips and wife Marie. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers John and Donald (Pete), sister Edith and his son, Joseph.