Edgar ‘Dooky’ Chase III Passes Away

Marie Bell Data News Weekly Contributor

Last week, the Chase Family has announced that their patriarch, Edgar “Dooky” Chase III passed away at age 74.

Representatives for the family say that he passed away with his wife Alva and family by his side.

Chase’s life was one of impact, he was a Lifelong Educator and University Administrator mentoring and educating thousands of students and young professionals. Additionally, he was also an Attorney and CPA and attorney focusing on community building.

Well wishes have come from people from all walks of life both locally and around the globe on the passing of Chase.

“Our condolences go out to the Chase family. Edgar was a man of quiet dignity, who in the legacy of his family contributed to the lives of people not just in New Orleans, but around the country,” says Terry Jones, Publisher of Data News Weekly.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to The Edgar “Dooky” Jr. and Leah Chase Family Foundation in his honor.

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