Lamping, Ed EL CAJON -- Ed Lamping passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in El Cajon. He was born in San Diego on December 8, 1927, and lived most of his life in this area. For over 20 years he taught in the La Mesa Spring Valley schools, bending rules and breaking conventions to help his students succeed. And he continued working with students after his retirement. He also always loved gardening and became certified as a Master Gardener. He is survived by his three children, John, Elizabeth, and Susan, by his grandson William, and by many friends and loved ones who will miss him.