Published in Orange County Register on December 6, 20)11
Egloff, Edward, age 85, a resident of Irvine, CA, died
peacefully at his Regent's Point home on Tuesday,
He was born March 23, 1926 in Washington, DC to Julius
and Elizabeth Margot Egloff. He was preceded in death by
his parents; siblings, Julius and Elizabeth; and brother-in-law
Ed is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Suzanne P.
Egloff. Their love story began in 1944 in San Diego where
both served in the US Navy. They married in 1947 in
Pasadena, CA. He is also survived by seven nieces and nephews, Judy Greene Iager,
Gregory Greene, Julius Egloff, Sandra Egloff Wait, Marie Egloff Zurowski, Karen Egloff
Wilkins, William Edward Egloff; and sister-in-law, Cassandra Sue Egloff. He leaves
countless close friends and his church family.
He graduated from Eastern High School (1944) and George Washington University
in Washington, DC. Upon college graduation Ed worked a short time in DC before
moving to Los Angeles in 1951 to work for McDonnell Douglas. He and his mentor
Robert Graper became successful business partners, establishing an industrial
process furnace and oven manufacture and repair business in 1959. The Santa Fe
Springs-based firm, Egloff and Graper Inc., remains in business today.
Ed and his wife were active members of Arcadia Presbyterian Church for 32 years
where they enjoyed leading Youth and Young Married Study Groups. Upon retirement
in 1982 Ed and his wife moved to Newport Beach and joined St. Andrew's
Presbyterian Church. Ed was an active member and held leadership roles on the
Church's Building Committee and numerous Prayer and Study Groups. He was
dedicated usher for over 20 years. In 2002 he moved to Regent's Point in Irvine.
Interment will be private. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 8, at
1:30 pm at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (address below).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Seminarian Scholarship
Fund, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 600 St. Andrews Rd., Newport Beach, CA