Heffernan, Edmund Francis II 1/03/1945-4/26/2014. Ed was born in Malden and raised in Saugus. He graduated from Northeastern University where he earned a Masters in Education. In1969, he moved to San Diego becoming an award-winning teacher and vice principal for 35 years in the Santee School Dist. In retirement he loved to travel with friends and develop his talent for art. He is survived by his children Lisa and Matthew, son-in-law Jeff, daughter-in-law Jennifer, and five grandchildren Bailey, Abby, Elijah, Clara and Gabriel, and brothers Robert and Paul. Mass and reception for Ed will take place on May 5th at St. Martin of Tours in La Mesa, CA.

Published in The Boston Globe on May 3, 2014