Edmund John Fick, a retired banking and steel executive who advised local schools and hospitals on financial matters, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, July 11 at his Carney home. He was 79.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Dudley Avenue, he was the son of George Robert Fick, who founded a roofing company.
He attended Shrine of the Little Flower School and was a 1950 graduate of Loyola High School. He worked at Doc's Delicatessen to pay his tuition at Loyola College, where he earned an accounting degree. He served in the Army Reserves during the Korean War.
He was an accountant at Peat Marwick & Mitchell and Eastern Stainless Steel Co.,...