An obituary in the International Herald Tribune states, “Rampe worked for The Times for nearly three decades. He was previously an editor at The Wall Street Journal and, on one assignment, lived in Hong Kong while helping to launch The Asian Wall StreetÂ Journal.
“At The Times, he worked as an editor in the business section and in the Washington bureau. In the early 1990s, he was the founding editor of TimesFax (since renamed TimesDigest), a digest of Times articles sent to resorts and hotels overseas and to cruiseÂ ships.
“Rampe was born in Cleveland and graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree inÂ English.”
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