Karl _Case
Karl Case
  • 69 years old
  • Year of birth:  1946
  • Place of birth:
    New York, New York
  • Year of passing:  2016
  • Place of passing:
    Needham, Massachusetts, United States
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Karl Case, 69, born in 1946 and passed away in 2016. We will remember him forever.
Candle lit by  John Merrill  on July 16th, 2016

Chip was a true friend for many years. He was a man who gave so much to so many.  No one who came into contact with him could ever come away without a story to tell. We miss him terribly but the memories will keep us going.

Candle lit by  Dona Bolding  on July 16th, 2016

To me, Chip means Cayamo and  so much kindness to Rachel. I'm so grateful  our paths crossed and  included Paved Country, John Prine and Brandi Carlile.  And Susan, of course. Farewell,Chip. Sing on!

Candle lit by  Jon O  on July 17th, 2016

A Mylestone for Prof Case has been created for those who would like to contribute https://mylestoned.com/karl-chipcase/

Candle lit by  Maryna Marynchenko  on July 17th, 2016

A teacher, a mentor, a jokester, a cheerleader, a friend. The kindest person I have ever met. Rest in peace, Chip.

Candle lit by  Jennifer Yarger  on July 18th, 2016

I never had the pleasure of taking a class with Professor Case during my time as a Wellesley student. However, he created a lasting impact by driving me and several other student runners to the start of the Boston Marathon. It was an act of kindness and support that I continue to appreciate 15 years later.

Candle lit by  Steve Arter  on July 18th, 2016

So sorry to learn of cousin Chip's passing. Always looked forward to his trips back to Croton, Ohio in the summer to visit his grandmother. One of my first great adventures was when Chip and I as 12 year olds took a train from Newark, N.J. to Newark, Oh. by ourselves. He will be greatly missed.

Candle lit by  Carolyn Kidd  on July 18th, 2016

Gone too soon. I was a Realtor for 32 years and listened to so many talks given by Carl. He was such an interesting speaker..so intelligent.  He's the one man I have never forgotten. I'm so sorry for your loss. I too experienced my husband's passing 8 months ago so I know first hand how you all feel.

Candle lit by  Lynn Browne  on July 19th, 2016

He was a man of boundless enthusiasm, impressive professional accomplishments, and great personal kindness. I feel privileged to have known him.

Candle lit by  Gina Rogers  on July 19th, 2016

Long, long ago, always with a sparkle in his eye, Chip taught me to love the intellectual puzzles that economic research could unfold.  He set me on a career path that has been filled with challenging problem solving, and I will be forever grateful.

Candle lit by  phil dawson  on July 27th, 2016

Chip was a college friend, fraternity brother and fellow traveler (literally, we went to Europe together for 8 weeks in 1996 along with one of Chip's best lifelong friends, Pete Sullivan).  His very  best quality, apart from his smarts and generosity, was you always felt better for having spent time with him. A wonderful guy, a great wife, and a huge loss.

Candle lit by  James Radner  on November 16th, 2016

Chip was simply the best, a bright light in my life from 1973 to today (even now, I can feel a light in the darkness from Nov 8); generous, wise, full of life-affirming spirit, the best kind of friend to have. Chip gave me, and so many others, more than I can ever say. A life both great and good: so rare, that. Condolences and love to the family, thank you for sharing him. Rest in peace.

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