~ March 17, 2020
Edward E. Harte ’77-B passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on March 17, 2020, in Greenville, South Carolina, at the age of 68.
Dr. Harte was born in Fresno, California. After medical school, he completed an internship and residency in the U.S. Army, specializing in anesthesiology. He served as a senior ranking medical officer at Gorgas Army Hospital, Panama City, Panama and at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He was awarded the Army Service Ribbon and the Overseas Service Ribbon. After honorably serving his country, he moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where he co-founded Palmetto Anesthesia Associates of Greenville and retired in 2014.
Dr. Harte considered his greatest accomplishment becoming a loving father and later a grandfather. He was an avid reader, learning everything he could, and was passionate about spreading his knowledge to everyone he met. Throughout his life, he enjoyed many hobbies, including building HAM radios, scuba diving, SCCA car racing, and learning to sail. An accomplished pistol and shotgun marksman, he enjoyed participating in IDPA and IPSC shooting competitions.
Dr. Harte is survived by his wife, Janette; daughter, Lindsey Harte-Massey; son, Phillip; three grandchildren; mother, Madelynne; and sister, Ellen Harte-Withey. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward E. Harte Sr.
(Source: Family of Dr. Harte)