Evan R. Dawson
- Published: March 5, 2015
Evan R. Dawson, son of the late J. Dudley and Leona Dawson of Yellow Springs, died suddenly on Feb. 3, in New York City. He was 81. Evan was a 1951 graduate of Bryan High School. He graduated from Harvard College in 1955 and from Harvard Law School in 1958. He practiced law in New York City for over 50 years, first as a partner in the law firm of White and Case and then in private practice. His wife, Sue Duff Dawson, preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Julia Dawson, son-in-law Ethan Ravage, and granddaughter Charlotte Dawson Ravage of San Francisco, Calif.; and by his brothers, John, of Lee, N.H., and Darrell of Santa Fe, N.M. Evan and Sue loved classical music and theater and traveled extensively across every continent to experience the diversity of nature and other cultures. No services will be held. Contributions in his name may be made to Antioch College, to the Leopold Schepp Foundation in New York City or to a charity of your choice.