Last updated 11/18/2020 at 6:54pm
Ed Updike, 93, died Oct. 3, 2020, in Brevard, with his beloved wife, Lillian, at his side.
The oldest of four children, he was born in 1927 in New York City to Godfrey Ernest Updike and Mary Alice Riddick. Upon graduating high school at 16, he attended Colgate University and received his M.D. in 1949 from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. In 1950 he married his high school sweetheart, Lillian Sturgis, before moving to Minnesota for a fellowship in surgery at the Mayo Clinic. After completing his residency in 1957, he and his wife moved their young family to Ocala...