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Jan 5, 2022
Posted Under: Nonprofit News Philanthropy

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Ed Rasmuson. We at Foraker, in the nonprofit community, and around the state truly admired Ed and all that he accomplished for Alaska.

Ed was a visionary, philanthropist, statesman, family man, and friend. To us, he was our founding board chair, consistent champion, and our Chair Emeritus. Ed deeply embraced what it means to “stand beside Alaska’s nonprofits.” He showed the way for the rest of us, and we will forever honor his work and the legacy he leaves us.

We send our deepest condolences to Cathy Rasmuson, Natasha von Imhof, Laura Emerson, and the entire Rasmuson family, as well as to the Rasmuson Foundation board and staff.

You may read more about Ed, his life, and his dedication to Alaskans and our communities in this announcement from the Rasmuson Foundation.

 Photo by Kyle Seago for “Magnetic North: The Alaskan Character”