In Memory of Ed LaChapelle

(May 31, 1926–February 1, 2007)

Ed LaChapelle is holding one of the stainless steel rings they put into the Blue Glacier back in 1963. (Photo: Dennis Hartmann, 2006)
Edward LaChapelle

Edward LaChapelle, Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Sciences and Earth & Space Sciences, passed away on February 1, 2007.

Articles can be found at:

    "The Seattle Times" (

    "Summit Daily" (

    "New West Network" (

    "The Independent" ( or pdf)

Donations in his memory can be sent to the Mountain Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 542, Silverton, CO 81433.