Edmund D. Meyers, Jr., Ph.D.
Ed Meyers, age 83, of Fort Washington, PA, passed away at Fort Washington Estates on May 26, 2021. He was pre-deceased by Becky, his wife of 37 years who died in 2017. He is survived by his children: Sarah (Sal) A. Meyers and her husband Brian, Judith M. Cooke and her husband Jay, and Edmund D. Meyers III and his wife Penny; by his three grandchildren: Evan, Lindsey, and Jamison; and by his sister Barbara Koerber.
Ed was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. He earned a B.A. at Union College and a Ph.D. in Social Relations (sociology) at Johns Hopkins University. He then taught at Dartmouth College where he was also Director of Project Impress, served as Director of Computing Activities at National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, was Director of the Research Computing Division at the Center for the Study of Youth Development in Omaha, NE, was Director of Academic Computing at Haverford College, and was Director of Computing and Information Technology at Macalester College. While at Dartmouth, he published Time-Sharing Computation in the Social Sciences. He was a member of the Episcopal Church.
A celebration of Ed’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Trinity Episcopal Parish in Wilmington, DE.