EDGAR A. CRUISE, JR., LTJG, USN
Edgar Cruise, Jr. '49
Date of birth: April 27, 1927
Date of death: May 9, 1952
From the 1949 Lucky Bag:
Ed was killed when the F9F Panther jet he was piloting crashed in Southern California on May 9, 1952. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
He was survived by his parents, Inez and Edgar Sr. His father was a RADM at the time; he retired a VADM and was awarded the Navy Cross for action in World War II.
Richard Seth ’49 was also a member of the lacrosse team.