Eric Severin Anderson

Male 1943 - 2014  (71 years)


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  • Name Eric Severin Anderson 
    Born 1943 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 5E5CEE6A1D524008B3417C73E58232C00518 
    Died 2014 
    Person ID I4569  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2016 

    Father Edward Severin Anderson,   b. 31 Dec 1917, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2004, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Ekblom,   b. 4 Sep 1919, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1991, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1941  Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eric Severin Anderson
      1943-2014
      Eric Severin Anderson, 70, passed away gently in his sleep Sunday, the 9th of November 2014 in Houston, Texas. He was born the 16th of December 1943 in New York to Edward S. Anderson and Dorothy Ekblom Anderson.
      Eric lived as a boy in many different states. He joined the United States Air Force at the age of 17, and learned to speak Romanian. He stood a Cold War listening post while in the Air Force.
      Eric attended St. Mary's University and Harvard Law School, where he graduated Cum Laude.
      He joined the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski and became partner and one of the nation's premier municipal bond attorneys and health care facility finance attorneys. He helped to finance development in the Texas Medical Center, including buildings at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. 
      Eric was very involved with the arts in Houston, including the Houston Opera, Houston Symphony, and on the Board of the Houston Society for the Performing Arts. 
      He loved theatre, especially Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hammerstein. Eric loved to travel. One of his favorite trips was travelling to Manhattan and staying at the Carlyle Hotel, sitting in the lounge listening to Bobby Short on piano.
      Eric was a lifelong fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Astros. He loved reading the Houston Chronicle and the New York Times each day.
      Eric was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Dorothy Anderson. Eric is survived by sisters, Sonja Anderson, Susan Anderson Karakashian and husband, Charles Karakashian, Sally Anderson, Sara Jean Anderson, Sally Anderson and Lisa Anderson; brother, Harry Anderson; nephews and nieces, Emily Angela Graves and her husband, Jeff Graves, Elizabeth Deardorff and her husband, Steve Deardorff, Susan Tara Garanzuay, Severin Garanzuay and his wife, Jennifer Garanzuay, Jacob Willis, Jason Willis, and Diana Miller. Eric also had many great nieces and nephews, and one great-great nephew.
      Eric is also survived by his longtime love and companion Susan Thompson, and her son, David Harris.
      A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at half past three o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday, the 13th of December in the Jasek Chapel of Geo. H. Lewis and Sons, 1010 Bering Drive, Houston, Texas 77057. Friends are cordially invited to a reception immediately following the service in the grand foyer of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons.
      In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions in Eric's memory may be directed to the Houston Society for the Performing Arts, www.spahouston.org, or to the charity of your choice . 
      "The Lord bless you and keep you--the Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace." Numb. 6:24-26.Published in Houston Chronicle from Nov. 23 to Dec. 7, 2014- See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/houstonchronicle/obituary.aspx?pid=173250550#sthash.7NJswcAN.dpuf