In memory of
Tom Teepen, retired Cox columnist and editorial page editor of The Atlanta Constitution, died Sunday morning. He was 82. The family plans to host a gathering for family and friends in about six weeks at a location inside the Perimeter to be determined. He is survived by his wife of more than 30 years, Sandy Teepen, daughter Kris Teepen-Garcia; son Jeremy Teepen; stepdaughter Jennifer Koerlin-Fearn; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Tom earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University and started his career with the Dayton Daily News in 1958. He also completed a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University in 1967, focusing on African studies. The couple moved to Atlanta in 1983, when he started as an editorial page editor for The Constitution. His columns, distributed by the Cox News Service, appeared in many newspapers across the United States. Read more about Tom Teepen on ajc.com
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