Earl Strinden Obituary – Cause of Death: Former North Dakota lawmaker, UND booster Earl Strinden dies at 90.
Earl Strinden, former North Dakota House Majority Leader and prominent University of North Dakota alumnus died peacefully at the age of 90 on Tuesday afternoon, his family announced.
Earl was the CEO of the UND Alumni Association from 1969 to 2000.
“As an organization that owes so much to Earl Strinden, we are deeply saddened to learn of his passing. He was instrumental in our standing today as one of the most successful fundraising organizations in North Dakota,” UND Alumni Association & Foundation said in a statement shared on social media.
He worked diligently for years to convince our Board of Directors and others in the value of starting the Foundation alongside the Alumni Association. His vision changed the trajectory of our organization and the University when the Foundation was formed in 1978 to act as the fundraising arm of UND (the two organizations merged in 2014).
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