Eight Bells: Jeff Spranger:
Geoffrey Hart Spranger, 85, of Middletown, RI passed away unexpectedly on August 2, 2018 at Newport Hospital following a brief illness. The only son of the late Joseph William Spranger and the late Ruth Marie (née Berger) Spranger, Jeff was born in East Providence, RI on November 25, 1932.
Growing up in the Edgewood neighborhood in Cranston, RI, he would go on to study at Brown University where he majored in English, graduating in 1955. While an undergraduate, he was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity and the Brown University sailing team, for which he served as the team’s president from 1954-55. He later earned his Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Brown in 1967.
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