Dunford, Edsel Delano (Ed)Born in North Dakota May 7, 1935, Ed died at his Rolling Hills home on Friday, October 3 at the age of 73. After serving in the Army he graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a master's degree in Engineering from UCLA. He also completed the Executive Program at Stanford University. He started his career at Ford Aeronutronics in 1961. Ed joined TRW in 1964, and most of his career was spent at its Redondo Beach, CA, Space Park facility. He rose through the technical and management ranks throughout a 30-year career with the company. He was appointed executive vice president and general manager of the company's Space and Defense businesses in 1987. In 1991, TRW's board of directors elected him president and chief operating officer at its Cleveland, Ohio headquarters. He retired from that position in 1994.