Edward Carmichael Aschoff, 34, died December 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, Calif. of HLH syndrome, a complication of pneumonia and underlying non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was dearly loved by all who knew him.
Edward was born December 24, 1985 and raised in Oxford, Mass. by his adoring parents, Peter and Patricia Aschoff, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his fiancée, Lorree Catherine (Katy) Berteau of Fernandina Beach, Fla. They were to be married April 18, 2020 in New Orleans.
Edward is also survived by a family of friends, aunts, uncles, and cousins, Mike and Ann Aschoff of Coralville, Iowa, Joe and David Dixon of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Gretchen Aschoff of Cedar Rapids, Johnnie Crosby of Chicago, Ill., Denise and Jonas Barnett of Cordova, Tenn., Lisa Edwards of Tuscon, Ariz., Marcia Edwards of Chicago, Clifton Edwards of Chicago, Ronald and Beverly Edwards of Chicago, Charlestene Daniel and Marvin Lauderdale of Madison, Wisc., Lillian Hunt of Louisville, Ky., Beverly Edwards Ulmer and Stephen Ulmer of Laurel, Miss., Dorian Dixon of Cedar Rapids, Jazmine Dixon of Cedar Rapids, Kate Aschoff of Chicago, and his cat, Meeko, now of Cedar Rapids.
A celebration of Edward’s life will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020 at The Lyric in Oxford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations for the Edward Aschoff Memorial Fund at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications can be made by mailing a check made out to “U.F. Foundation” to P.O. Box 14425, Attn: Gift Processing, Gainesville, FL 32604. Please note “Edward Aschoff Memorial Fund” in the memo of the check.
An obituary can’t begin to capture Edward, his life journey and the people he touched in the mainstream and social media outlets that he embraced as he lived his dream working as a sports reporter for ESPN.