Edwin Scott Douglas (Ed, Eddie), 71, of Elmhurst, NY, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.
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Ed was born in Mineola, NY on July 31, 1949 and was raised in Glen Head, NY where he went on to his raise his daughters.
He was a beloved husband to Judy Douglas. They were married on September 20, 1997 and resided in Elmhurst, NY; they were married for 23 years.
Ed was both an entrepreneur and successful salesperson whose customers always appreciated his trusted guidance and kindness. Ed enjoyed playing and watching golf, rooting for the Mets and Jets, helping friends and neighbors, and traveling the world with Judy. He also appreciated cozy restaurants, especially if it served Italian or Irish cuisine. On his days at home, you could find him watching spy thrillers including James Bond and 24. Ed’s quiet and patient demeaner, his strong opinions and stubbornness, and his kindness and generosity will greatly be missed by all those who loved him.
He is survived by his wife Judy, his three daughters and their husbands; Karen and Tom Grabher of Manchester, VT, Laurie and Greg Wetzel of Manhattan, NY, and Melissa and Seth Cunningham of Austin, TX; as well his nine grandchildren; Megan Grabher, Thomas Grabher, Jessica Grabher, Matthew Grabher, Ethan Wetzel, Marcus Wetzel, Lila Wetzel, Nash Cunningham and Beau Cunningham, his four siblings, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ed joins his mother and stepfather; Catherine Lewis and William Perrotto of Greenvale, NY, and his father and stepmother; Thomas Douglas and Barbara Reed of North River, NY for clams, cocktails, and ice cream in the everlastingness.
Friends may call on Ed’s family from 11am-1pm on Saturday, March 6 th at the Leo F Kearns Funeral Home at 6140 Woodhaven Blvd, Rego Park, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate/memorial-giving.html