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Edward Lafferty June 23, 1956 - June 5, 2008

Obituary provided by George Mirijanian of Massachusetts Chess Association

Edward Cary Lafferty of Waltham, Mass, one of the most active players in New England, died on Thursday, June 5, of lung cancer. Ed had competed in nearly 400 USCF-rated tournaments since his very first one on Feb. 24, 1995, at the Waltham Chess Club. Besides being a member of the Waltham club, Ed was also a regular participant at many tournaments at the Boylston Chess Club in Somerville, Mass., and the Metrowest Chess Club in Natick, Mass. He was a big supporter of tournaments sponsored by the Massachusetts Chess Association and competed in Mass. Opens (state championship), Mass. Game/60 events, Greater Boston Opens and Pillsbury Memorials. Donations in Ed's memory may be made to the Living Memorial Chess Fund, c/o Robert Messenger, MACA Treasurer, 4 Hamlett Drive, Apt. #12, Nashua, NH 03062-4641.-information submitted by, George Mirijanian
Publications Coordinator
Mass. Chess Association

Edward Lafferty - may you Rest In Peace.