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Kelly, Ed

Ed Kelly '39
  • Inducted :1990
  • Ignatian Award Recipient

Ed Kelly began volunteering for his alma mater on December 1, 1981 as the Ticket Operations Manager for Santa Clara University's Athletic Department. He prepared ticket inventory for the athletic events, and filed advance ticket orders requested by the general public. Kelly assisted with game security by managing ticket operations during home games and was responsible for making money deposits of daily and game sales. Kelly managed to have his own unique connection with each new coach or staff member who joined the department. Kelly was known to embody the Jesuit lifestyle. He was awarded the Ignatian Award from Santa Clara. Kelly was a mentor to the whole Santa Clara community and an example of unwavering love and support for his alma mater.

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