Facets: Ed, Scale Technician at Lebanon Waste Facility


Meet Ed. He used to train with the 10th Mountain Division.

Ed was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. He moved to Randolph with his mother and two sisters in 1969. He graduated from Randolph Union High School. His first job was as a clerk at a drugstore in Randolph. Ed lived outside the Upper Valley only once, when he served for 3 years as a cook in the Second Armored Division of the U.S. Army.  His Division Commander was General George Patton's son. When he returned to the Upper Valley, he served in Lebanon with the National Guard, training with the 10th Mountain Division for another 3 years.

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Ed works as a Scale Technician at the Lebanon Waste Facility. Part of the job entails interacting with people all day. It's hard to believe that he used to be an introvert - at least he says he was. Ed's a red wine aficionado with a penchant for good cabernets. He was introduced to wine in 1994 when his doctor told him that weighing 235 pounds was decidedly unhealthy and that he needed to lay off the beer. Now he has a much trimmer waist and a wine blog on Facebook. Ed is 59.

Favorite food: authentic Swiss rosti (shredded potato pancake)

Favorite place to visit: Switzerland, of course (Ed has upwards of 90 family members there)

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