Jerry came to Princeton from Clayton High School, where he participated in football, wrestling, baseball, and student government.
At Princeton he held the Gale F. Johnston Scholarship during his first three years and the Pope Scholarship in his senior year. He was active in the Hillel Foundation and on the Bric-a-Brac, joined Terrace Club, and participated actively in intramural sports. His senior-year roommates were Al Bergman, Marsh Katzman, Mike Huckman, and Fred Quitkin.
Jerry graduated from Washington University Medical School and began his career as a pediatrician in the Air Force in Alaska during the Vietnam War. He returned to St. Louis to join the Children’s Clinic, where he practiced for 33 years. Jerry held membership in numerous professional organizations, including Physicians for Social Responsibility. He was a dedicated teacher of residents, medical students, and pediatric nurses, and was very active in University City affairs, serving on the Board of Health and volunteering at the Free People’s Clinic.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Rose (Berzon) and Leon Wool. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sandra, having met her at age 14; his children, Deborah, Pamela and her husband, Joel, and Andrew; two granddaughters, Jojo and Ruby; and his brother, Sidney, and his wife, Shirley.
The class extends its deepest sympathy to them all.