David Ted Bedell died peacefully on April 22 , 2013 in Plano, Texas. Ted was born on September 26, 1926 in Hinsdale, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents Norman E and Maxine G Bedell and his beloved wife Norma Jeanne (Beaver) Bedell. He is survived by his two sons and their wives Dave and Cindi and Peter and Tina as well as five grandchildren Lyndsy, Erin, Rachael, David and Caroline.
Ted grew up in Elmhurst, Illinois and ran track, the mile and half mile, for York High School. He earned a track scholarship to the University of Illinois where he was a member of the 1946 NCAA Men's Championship Track Team. He graduated in 1949 with degree in Industrial Administration and went on to have a long career with US Steel. After graduation he met Norma Beaver and they enjoyed a long happy marriage with two sons and 5 grandchildren. Ted leaves a legacy of humor, integrity and a love of all sports.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be sent to Faith Presbyterian Hospice, Attn: FPH Caring Fund, 4350 Sigma Rd Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75244.