In Remembrance: Charles H. Elster ’81 Died on March 1 2023

Charles Harrington Elster died of cancer on March 1, 2023, in San Diego, California. A self-proclaimed “logophile,” or lover of words, he wrote a dozen books on pronunciation, vocabulary, and style and cohosted a public-radio show about words from 1998 to 2004.

The San Diego Union-Tribune carried a full obituary on March 4, 2023.

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