Dr. Edward W. Carlson, 94 passed away May 12th, 2013 in Ocala Florida after a short illness. Dr. Ed or Gramps, as he was fondly called by all, was involved at Mt Ida College and Flagler College through many generations of leadership. But most importantly he will be remembered by all as a caring and giving person who helped everyone. He leaves behind his son Bryan E. Carlson and Daughter in law Anne W. Carlson, Daughter Ingrid S. Carlson, his wife Marianne and Grandchildren Jennifer Marshall, Brad Carlson, Douglas Carlson and 7 Great Grandchildren, step sons Robert and James Hannah, Chris, Craig and Curtis Richard and step Daughter Carol Haavisto. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Ocala Hospice Marion 3231 South West 34th Ave Ocala, Florida 34474; and 1st Congregational Church and United Church of Christ, 7171 South West St Road 200 Ocala, Florida 34476.