The trustees and staff of The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota mourn the loss of our long-time trustee and chair, Eddie Phillips. Eddie passed away on April 8, 2011 at the age of 66, following a courageous 9-year battle with multiple myeloma. Eddie was a long-time resident of Minneapolis and the grandson of Jay and Rose Phillips, the founders of our Foundation. His energy, excellent business sense, passion for the community, infectious smile and sense of humor will be greatly missed. His passing is a tremendous loss for our Foundation, his family, friends and the community. Please take a moment to read a little more about Eddie’s wonderful contributions to the community in the attached articles.