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Memorial service for Ernest Gordon, longtime dean of the chapel, Feb. 16

A memorial service for Ernest Gordon, dean of the chapel at Princeton from 1955 to 1981, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the University Chapel. Gordon died Jan. 16 at age 85.

During his tenure at Princeton, Gordon was a frequent lecturer and author of articles on religion and morality on college campuses. After retiring from the University in 1981, Gordon moved to Washington, D.C., to be the president of the Christian Rescue Effort for the Emancipation of Dissidents. He later moved back to Princeton.

Survivors include his son Alastair of Princeton and his daughter Gillian Crozier of London.

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Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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