Fred Behringer ’57, of Worcester, Pa., formerly of Ocean City, N.J. and Lansdale, Pa.; Dec. 3. Throughout high school and during summers while in college, he worked as a part-time sports editor for The Ambler Gazette, and upon graduating from Brown, he was hired as a managing editor. As the community newspaper group grew, he eventually served as vice president and executive editor for more than a decade. Other than a brief stint (1960-61) on active duty in Washington, D.C., as a member of the U.S. Air Force National Guard during the Berlin Crisis, he ran the editorial side of Montgomery Newspapers until his retirement in 2001. He then served as editor of GAP, the magazine of the Golf Association of Philadelphia, and spent 14 years as a writer and editor-in-chief of New Jersey Golf, the New Jersey State Golf Association magazine. He also was the author of Where Should We Have Stopped? The Story of a Remarkable Family. He was an active member of numerous newspaper societies and spent 12 years teaching courses in mass-media law, ethics, writing, and editing at Temple University. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors, the Penn State University–Pennsylvania Society of Newspapers Liaison Committee, and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, serving as president of each. He also served as a national ethics chairman for the Society of Professional Journalists, was cochairman of the 1980 National First Amendment Congress, and was secretary-treasurer of the First Amendment Coalition of Pennsylvania. At the local level, he served as a president of the King of Prussia Rotary Club and Ambler Public Library, playing a major role in the formation of the Wissahickon Valley Public Library. In addition to numerous state and national writing and design awards, he received the Freedom of Speech award from Temple University and the Ambler Jaycees Distinguished Service award. He enjoyed spending time with his family at his Ocean City home, playing golf, and following the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. He is survived by a daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter.