Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Fred Foster, co-founder and CEO of ETC, passes away at age 61 – remembered as leader in theater technology

ETC co-founder and CEO Fred Foster passed away on February 8, 2019 at the age of 61. Foster was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 and fought a courageous battle lasting years longer than originally projected. Foster leaves behind a legacy of a company that has impacted the theatrical world in countless ways. He is survived by his wife Susan, and two children, Kate and James, who all currently work at ETC.

Memorial Service details to follow. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Behind the Scenes charity.

memorial page on Facebook has been started to share memories, photos, and well-wishes for his family. 

A retrospective on Foster’s life, work, and charitable giving can be found the ETC website.

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