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View a eulogy for Earle Howard Helgerson, USMA '70, who passed away on April 2, 2003.

Earle Howard Helgerson

West Point, 1970

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Scott Self on October 24, 2012:

If it weren't for guys like Earle, guys like me wouldn't have made it through. He was my roomie when he was the company CO and I was his XO. Even with a full schedule he found time to help me out when I struggled academically, and that wasn't just firstie year.

I used to travel a lot for business and would always stop in LA to see Jon Severson and Earle on my way home. It was a happy time for the three of us. Jon kept me up to speed on Earle.

I don't know why Earle's life was cut short, but I will say that in the years he had with us he gave of himself more than most people know. I am thankful for Earle.

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