Statement on Former Grand Alpha James Edgerton

By December 12, 2012Media Statements

The Chi Phi Fraternity is saddened to announce the passing of Brother Jim Edgerton; Beta '66, Rho Iota Kappa ‘86; into the Chapter Eternal. Brother Edgerton passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2012.

Brother Edgerton served Chi Phi as Grand Alpha from 1991-1997 and Grand Epsilon from 1984-1990. In addition, he served as Chapter Advisors for the Beta and Rho Iota Kappa Chapters among other Chapters throughout the country.

No Brother knew more about Chi Phi than Brother Edgerton. He was a walking encyclopedia of our Fraternity’s history. I am saddened by his death; Chi Phi will not be the same without him. We offer our deepest thoughts and sympathies to the Edgerton family and friends, and to all the Chi Phi Brothers who knew him so well.– Michael Azarian, Executive Director. 

Information about services will be available on the Chi Phi website as determined.

If you are interested in sharing your thoughts and memories of Brother Edgerton, please feel free to use the Chi Phi Facebook page as a resource.


Update 2.5.2013 – The Memorial Service for Brother Jim Edgerton will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 on campus at the MIT Chapel commencing at 11:15 a.m. A light buffet lunch will follow.




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