To the outside world, Don Ogden, founder of the music department at Grace College & Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana, was a charismatic and beloved Christian leader, husband and father.
When he died at age 88 on June 27, 2015, a publication of the private Christian college known as 289 described Ogden as a passionate family man who “loved being a servant of the Lord” most of all.
The twice-married father of three who founded Grace College’s department of music in 1950 and served as its chairman through 1987, was so passionate about music he reveled in “promoting the understanding and enjoyment of the music of ‘the masters,’ both secular and sacred.” He also championed the “preservation and meaningful use of great Christian hymnody,” the college said at the time.
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Source: Christian Post