Edward Mercer "Ted" Sheldon
1945 — 2021
Ted Sheldon (76) passed away on October 13, 2021, from complications after a stroke several months earlier. He was born in Chicago on 6 August 1945 and grew up in Highland Park, IL. Ted was an All-American swimmer on the high school relay team and went on to Beloit College where he was captain of the swim team. While at Beloit College he met his future wife, Marianne Weber, and they married in 1969 while Ted was serving in the Navy. He was discharged as a Lieutenant in 1971 and returned to Chicago where he joined the advertising sales staff of the Chicago Tribune. Ted received his MBA from the University of Chicago. The family moved to Darien, CT in 1978 when Ted was transferred to...