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Jerry Taylor

Jerry Allen Taylor Jr.

December 27, 1971 - April 8, 2022
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BOOKOFMEMORIES.COM, including mobile applications and related services (collectively the “Site”) is fully owned and operated by FrontRunner Professional, (the “Company,” “we,” “us,” “our”). Company takes your privacy seriously. We feel it is important that you fully understand the terms and conditions under which we use the information we gather from you through the use of our Site. Please read this Privacy Policy ("Policy") carefully to understand how we will use and protect your Personal Information. We will not share your Personal Information with anyone except as described in this Policy. Changes to this Policy will be announced on our Site, so please check back periodically. This Policy forms part of the Company’s TERMS AND CONDITIONS and is incorporated by reference to those Terms and Conditions.

This Policy outlines Company’s general policies and practices for protecting your private information on this Site. It covers why Company collects information, the types of information it gathers, how it uses such information, and the notice and choice affected individuals have regarding Company’s use of and their ability to correct their information. This Policy applies to all personal information received by Company whether in electronic, written, or verbal format.

Company reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time and will do so from time to time. Each modification shall be effective upon its posting to the Site. Your continued use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of any change(s) to this Policy. It is therefore important that you review this Policy regularly. If you have any questions concerning this Policy please contact Company at support@frontrunner360.com.

1. Scope

This Policy covers the Site in part and as a whole. However, it does not apply to entities that Company does not own or control, including without limitation, Campaign, advertisers or developers of content. Company may include third-party links on the Site. These third-party sites are governed by their own privacy policies and NOT this Policy. Company therefore has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these third-party sites. Please check the privacy policy of any third-party site you interact with on or off the Site.

2. General Policy Provisions

  1. Definitions

    “Personal Information” includes both “Personally Identifiable Information” and “Non-Personally Identifiable Information”.

    "Personally Identifiable Information" refers to information that lets us know the specifics of who you are and can be used to identify, contact or locate you. Personally Identifiable Information is requested when you register with us, make a Donation, correspond with us, or otherwise volunteer information, for instance, through the use of "Contact Us". Personally Identifiable Information may include, without limitation, your name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number, and other identification and contact information.

    "Non-Personally Identifiable Information" refers to information that does not identify a specific individual by itself or in combination with other information. We gather certain information about you based upon what you view on our Site in several ways. This information is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. This information may include the Site’s Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") that you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and your Internet Protocol ("IP") address. A URL is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web (‘Web”). An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol ("TCP/IP") network, such as the World Wide Web. Networks use the TCP/IP protocol to route information based on the IP address of the destination. In other words, an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses in order for users to communicate on the Internet, browse and shop

    “Sensitive Personal Information” means Personal Information that reveals race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or that concerns an individual’s health.

  2. Notice

    Company shall inform you of the purposes for which it collects and uses Personal Information and the types of non-agent third parties to which Company discloses or may disclose that information. Company shall provide you with the choice and means for limiting the use and disclosure of your Personal Information. Notice will be provided in clear and conspicuous language when you are first asked to provide Personal Information to Company, or as soon as practicable thereafter. In any event, you will receive notice before Company uses or discloses the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected.

  3. Choice

    Company will offer you the opportunity to choose (opt-out) whether Personal Information is to be disclosed to a third party or to be used for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected or has subsequently been authorized. For Sensitive Personal Information (when applicable), Company will give you the opportunity to affirmatively or explicitly consent (opt-in) to the disclosure of the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected or has subsequently been authorized. Company will treat Sensitive Personal Information it receives from anyone the same as it would treat its own Sensitive Personal Information.

  4. Security

    Company shall take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. No company is immune from Internet attacks or data breaches. Company cannot guarantee the security of information on or transmitted via the Internet.

  5. Data Integrity

    Company shall only process Personal Information in a way that is compatible with and relevant to the purpose for which it was collected or has been authorized. To the extent necessary for those purposes, Company shall take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Information is accurate, complete, current, and reliable for its intended use.

  6. How to Access Your Information

    Company offers you choices for the collection, use and sharing of Personal Information. You may notify Company of your preferences, or change any Personal Information, by emailing support@frontrunner360.com. Please be sure to provide complete account information so Company can identify you in its records.

    You may also stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from Company by responding directly to any email you receive with a request to remove you from the mailing list.

3.Reasons the Company Collects Personal Information

Company collects your Personal Information because it helps deliver a superior online experience, gives you convenient access to the Site for browsing, and allows key features of the Site to function properly. In order to better provide you with this superior level of customer service, our Site collects two types of information (referred to in this policy as "Personal Information") about our visitors: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, your Personal Information helps Company keep you informed about the latest announcements, special offers, and events that you might like to hear about.

4. Information Company Collects About You

Any time a guest or member (collectively “Users”) accesses the Site they receive a “cookie” from Company. Company uses cookies (small pieces of data stored for an extended period of time on a computer, mobile phone, or other device) to make the Site easier to use and to protect both you and Company. These cookies give Company certain Non-Personally Identifiable Information about your use of the Site. You may remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases that may impact your ability to use the Site. Company may also use pixels, widgets and other tools to gather such Non-Personally Identifiable Information to improve the experience of the website or mobile application.

Company may contract with third-party service providers to assist it in better understanding its Site Users. These service providers are not permitted to use the Non-Personally Identifiable Information collected on Company’s behalf except to help it conduct and improve its business.

When you access the Site from a computer, mobile phone, or other device, Company may collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about the user base as a whole. Company will not use the information collected to market directly to that person.

Company keeps track of some of the actions you take on the Site such as member profiles and pages you view. Even if you do not provide certain information, Company may obtain it from you profile or the pages of its Site that you visit. Company may retain the details of connections or transactions you make on the Site.

5. Information You Provide to Company

To become a User, Company shall collect certain Personally Identifiable Information, which you are required to provide. Information that is not required shall be deemed voluntary and you may provide such information, although not mandatory.

While using the Site, you may provide text, files, images, photos, videos, location data, or any other materials (collectively “Content”) to Company by uploading, posting, or publishing the Content on the Site. Frequently, Content you place on the Site will contain a picture of your face. Company may retain the details of connections or transactions you make on the Site.

Where applicable, when you interact with other Users on the Site, you may provide other information about yourself, such as political or topical views, religious affiliation, or marital status. Any information in a public forum is accessible by anyone, including people who are not members of the Site. Please be aware they may share information you give them with other Users you may not know. They may also share the information outside the Site without your prior approval. Company does not have control over the actions of its Users and accepts no responsibility or liability for their actions. Please keep this fact in mind when using the Site, and use care when disclosing Personal Information to other Users of the Site.

Company may also collect information from ads you click on when using the Site. Company may also keep track of links you click on in e-mails you receive from Company. This is done to increase the relevancy of the ads you see.

6. How Company Uses Your Personal Information

Company uses the information you are required to provide to become a User in order to insure you are over the age of thirteen (13). THE SITE IS NOT MEANT TO BE USED BY ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTEEN (13). If you are under thirteen, please do not attempt to register with the Site or send Company any Personal Information. Company may also use your age information to be sure you receive an age appropriate experience while using the Site.

Company will use the information it collects to provide, without limitation, services and features to you and facilitate payment for any Donations between Campaign Organizers and Donors and provide information to Campaign Organizers and Campaign beneficiaries. Company will also use the information to measure and improve the Site, and to provide you with customer support.

Company may contact you with new or updated products or services, designs, routes, surveys, or other related announcements from time to time. You may opt-out of all communications except essential updates. Company may include Content in the e-mails sent to you.

Certain software applications and applets transmit data to Company. Company may not make a formal disclosure if it believes its collection of and use of the information is the obvious purpose of the Site or its related application. If it is not obvious that Company is collecting or using such information, it will disclose its collection to you the first time you provide the information.

Company may use the information collected to prevent potential illegal activities. Company may also use a variety of methods to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse.

Company may use your information to serve you personalized advertising. Company does not share your information with advertisers without your consent. Company allows advertisers to choose the characteristics of Users who will see their advertisements. Company may use any of the Non-Personally Identifiable Information it has collected in any fashion to select the appropriate audience. Company will not tell the advertiser who you are as part of this process. When you interact with an advertisement there is a possibility that you may receive a cookie from the advertiser.

7. How Company Shares Your Information

Company shares your Personal Information with third parties when it believes you have permitted such sharing, that it is reasonably necessary to offer services, or when legally required to do so. Company will not share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties in a way that it thinks violates your privacy. The following non-exhaustive list contains examples of how Company shares or could share your information:

  1. If Site allows you to invite a friend to join the Site or become a User, and you choose to do so, the invitation will contain information that will allow your friend to identify you. The invitation may contain information about other Users your friend might know.

  2. Certain information you provide to Company may be shared by using the Site’s search function. This allows other Users to locate your profile and it allows new Users to find people they know on the Site.

  3. Company provides some public information to search engines. This information allows search engines to locate the Site. It also allows people to locate you on the Site using a major search engine. This does not mean all information you post on the Site may be accessed using a search engine.

  4. There are also times when Company may make certain Personal Information about you available to strategic partners or third parties. These companies may help Company process information, render services to you, manage and enhance customer data, provide customer service, assess your interest in products and services, or conduct research or satisfaction surveys. Without such information being made available, it would be difficult for you to use Company's Site and services.

  5. Company may also share Personal Information when it has a good faith belief it is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activity, to prevent imminent bodily harm, or to protect itself and you from people violating the Terms and Conditions of the Site. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, and courts or other government entities.

  6. Company may disclose information pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or other requests (including criminal and civil matters) if it has a good faith belief that the law requires such a response. This may include requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States if Company has a good faith belief that the response is required by law under the local laws in that jurisdiction, is applicable to users from that jurisdiction, and is consistent with generally accepted international standards.

  7. Company may disclose analyzed data in the form of purchasing trends or statistical data. No Personally Identifiable Information will be attached to this disclosure.

8. Business or Asset Transfer or Sale

Company may be sold, sell or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or merge with another business. In such transactions, Personal Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Company, a line of business of Company, or substantially all the assets of Company are transferred, Personal Information may well be one of the transferred assets. Company will make a reasonable effort to provide notice on the Site, and to notify you via e-mail to the most recent e-mail address that you have provided of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

9. Miscellaneous

  1. Privacy of Children

    YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER TO ACCESS THE SITE OR USE ITS SERVICES. IF YOU ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS ANY OF COMPANY’S SERVICES FOR ANY REASON. DUE TO THE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF COMPANY’S SITE AND SERVICES, NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY COMPANY FALLS WITHIN THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 1998 AND IS NOT MONITORED AS DOING SO.

    Protecting children’s privacy is especially important to Company. Company does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13, but because some information is collected electronically, it can appear to be the Personal Information of someone over the age of 13, and will be treated as such by this Policy. If a child under 13 submits Personal Information and Company learns that Personal Information pertains to a child under 13, it will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. It is Company’s policy to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws. Therefore, Company restricts the Site and all other provided services to persons 18 years or older.

  2. Agreement with Policy and Continued Use of Site

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Jerry A Taylor, Jr age 50 passed away Friday, April 8 at home surrounded by family and the cats he adored. Devoted husband to Connie Schmitt, beloved Son of Janice and Gerald Ludewig and Jerry and Debbie Taylor, brother to Robert Taylor (Brittany) and step-brother to Adam Sebastian (Megan), Nephew to Jim (deceased) Van Pelt (Nancy), Cindy Goodman, John Van Pelt (Terry Wilson) and Jackie Werner (Robert). Cousin and Uncle to many. Jerry was a generous and compassionate soul who made friends easily and saw the best in people. He was a long-time friend and mentor to Jamal Wilson.

Jerry was a proud graduate of the School for Performing Arts in Cincinnati and received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He went on to receive a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oregon.

After receiving his Masters, Jerry moved back to Cincinnati and went on to a long-term career as a financial advisor. He cared deeply about his clients and their families and became friends with so many throughout his career.

Fierce fan of the Grateful Dead and Phish as well as all Rock and Roll music, Jerry went to as many concerts as possible. Although he didn’t learn to play an instrument, he was a master at air guitar and knew the lyrics to every song and didn’t hesitate to belt them out along with the music.

Jerry loved classic cars and enjoyed working on them and cruising around the city. At heart through it was the connection he made with other people over cars that continued to fuel his passion. He loved nothing more than listening to people recount their stories of old cars from years past. On the weekends you could find Jerry at the garage working on any number of car projects, spending time with family and friends, hiking around the Cincinnati Nature Center or learning to sail in pursuit of his dream to eventually sail around the world. Jerry was a member of Crossroads and strong believer in volunteering his time and energy to help others around him. Jerry loved all animals (but especially cats) and was a volunteer on the Cincinnati Zoo’s Animal Enrichment Team and a long-time volunteer at Save the Animals Foundation.

Jerry gave of himself freely in life and in death. He generously donated his brain to further research in glioblastoma and other brain cancers. If you knew Jerry you were blessed to know the joy and energy he brought to those around him.

Family will receive friends Friday, April 15th from 10am until time of service at 12pm (NOON) at Crossroads Church Oakley, 3500 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209.

In lieu flowers please make donations in honor of Jerry’s life to Save the Animals Foundation 4011 Red Bank Rd Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 www.Staf.org/index.php/in-memory-of/ or UC Foundation Glioblastoma Therapeutic Fund PO Box 19970 Cincinnati, OH 45219. Please mark F102255 in memo section of the check.
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  • Visitation

    Friday April 15, 2022 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Friday April 15, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Crossroads Church Oakley
    Address
    3500 Madison Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45209
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  • Service

    Friday April 15, 2022 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday April 15, 2022 12:00pm
    Location
    Crossroads Church Oakley
    Address
    3500 Madison Rd
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
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    Officiant
    Rev. Marty Mayer
  • Interment

    Location
    Spring Grove Cemetery
    Address
    4521 Spring Grove Ave
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45232
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Ryonen

Posted at 06:52pm
Sharing these lovely words from Jeff Buelterman:

I would say it was about two or three months after I’d chickened out of the auditions for “Annie” that Jerry and I really became friends. I am sure Jerry had had the courage to get up on that stage in the auditorium to audition even though he’d admit that he wasn’t the best singer, but me? It was my first year at SCPA, and after standing alone outside the gargantuan auditorium doors pretending to look for my allotted time yet again, I struggled to get up the courage to pull open the door so that I could take my seat and wait for my name to be called. We were in sixth grade at that time, and so I guess I was only about 11 years old. I cracked open the door, peered into the darkness to see Mr. Louiso’s bald head (I can’t remember if I’d even learned his name yet), random groupings of the backs of several other students’ heads, and a lone student on stage singing about Tomorrow. Most likely about to wet myself, I, breathing short, heavy breaths, looked left and right down the hall to be sure no one was there to see me, and then silently closed the door. I couldn’t go in. I shamefully walked down that hall, down the stairs, and out into the parking lot.

Two or three months went by, and in that time, I’d gathered the courage to audition for a show in the Black Box theatre at school called “A Toby Show.” I don’t remember much about the show or what it was about, except that I got to sing something to a girl named Heather playing a bird in a gilded cage, and that I sang “There’s a Hole in the Bucket” with Becky Budig. I still know all the words to that song, but not much about the rest of the show. I do, however, remember that what I had to do in the show wasn’t actually a part of the plot. Several vaudevillian scenes in between acts had been added to let a greater number of kids be a part of the production. So, I wasn’t in the play, really, I was just in the “bookends”. Jerry was, though. In fact, I am pretty sure that he was Toby. Regardless, the rehearsal process was a platform for the creation bonds of friendship that I had no idea would last a lifetime, and Jerry was the catalyst that seemed to bring us all together. During our breaks from rehearsal, our little group of nitwits, Jerry, Lincoln, Jay, and I would get up to no good. We’d run relays around the halls, chase after girls that I really had no real interest in catching, play cards, and insist on the truth of tall tales of experiences that were actually way beyond our years (although, I’m still not sure if Lincoln was ever really lying!). I had finally found somewhere that I fit in, and Jerry had been there from the beginning.

In the years that immediately followed, Jerry and I worked through art classes with Mr. Tepper, always finding an opportunity to laugh over an impression of “Quiet’n down people!” or other Mr. Tepper-isms. We also found ourselves together in Mrs. Griffin’s history class, and Ms. Odom’s science class. We spent most of our class time together in Acting Company and, later, Acting Lab, two-period classes where we all explored plays, scenes, our inner selves, and grand themes which were, mirroring our tall-tales, well beyond our young years. We were growing up fast. As Jerry had been at the school since grade four at a time when SCPA’s curriculum did not begin earlier, he helped me navigate meeting new friends. I’m sure I took it for granted that he was becoming a lifeline, a close friend, a brother. Without him, friends like Jenny, Jenny, Ry, Jon, Steve, Chad, Byron, Jed, Zach, Tyrone, Derek, and countless others might not have been so easily won.

However, there were times for Jerry that weren’t always so easy. Back then, if a student lasted from 4th grade to 12th grade at SCPA, the student was considered a “survivor.” That moniker was appropriate, for in those days, SCPA could be rough. Not only were long school days, unwavering discipline, and a tremendous work ethic expected by our principal, Mr. D, and our artistic director, Mr. Louiso, great things were expected by our peers, too. We were meant to be different, to stand out, to shine in our uniqueness, and above all, never ever adhere to the norm. Jerry’s unique light shone, I think, more brightly and more genuinely than the rest sometimes, and that was often to his benefit. However, there were times when it was not.

Jerry’s originality exposed itself in fearlessly confident ways. He was fastidious almost to a fault; everything had to be just right. He was sometimes quick to anger; he wouldn’t just let things slide. He wasn’t an aspiring bohemian; he loved cars and clothes. He was determined to be a good son; he absolutely revered and was devoted to his mother. These attributes were often fodder for scorn to notoriously nasty adolescent minds. But as some of us were trying our best to defend our individuality, trying our best to seem to be the most detached and aloof (read: cool as he!!), and trying our best to portray ourselves as utterly adult and independent, Jerry was actually being himself. I know that there were difficult days for Jerry as he would at times be laughed at or be the butt of the joke because of his idiosyncrasies. I remember too many times when I, grappling with my own inner demons as a closeted gay kid trying to (funnily enough) be normal, lashed out at him, or taunted him, to make myself feel taller, better, and brighter. I am deeply and truly sorry for those times.

Yet Jerry never wavered. He never cowered. His light shone bright as ever.

Jerry was talented. It was as if you could see the joy emanating from him as he sketched and painted in art class. He was also a great actor. I’ll never forget trying to surmount my envy of him in a production of “Cloud 9” at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park so that I could finally admit to myself how amazing he was. Then there was the workshop production of David Mamet’s “Edmond” in ninth grade. (How old are 9th graders? 13!?! Yeah, those were different times!) In one of the first scenes of the play, there was Jerry (whose mom, Janice, was almost certainly in the audience), playing the lead, Edmond, sitting across from Paige, the principal’s daughter, who was playing a sex worker. The lights came up. Paige was rubbing lotion into her palms. “Get your d*** out,” she said. Edmond (Jerry) looked aghast. “Get your d*** out!” Since that night, whenever I hear or see anything about David Mamet, my thoughts go directly to Jerry. The two are completely intertwined. And what a performance. Jerry was absolutely amazing. A 13-year-old actually played that part well! I sat and watched him with envy and awe.

As the years progressed, we both got our driver’s licenses. Our group of friends had been fully forged, and out of that group--Chad, Steve, Jed, Adam, Ry, Byron, and the Jennies (Zach was a year younger)--we were the only west-siders. Out of necessity, we took turns driving each other around town. We spent hours in the car together each weekend. I remember driving each other to school sometimes, too. I think it was those hours in the car together, laughing, arguing, singing, gossiping, and telling each other our secrets, that made us brothers. It was literally hours that we spent together a car some nights. Some nights we went out of our way to pick other friends up to go to a party or to The Cove coffee shop in Clifton. Some nights we drove for an hour just to get to Adam or Steve’s for a sleep over. Those hours would sometimes be the best part of our day. We spent them just driving while singing along to the Beastie Boys, or Prince, or Tracy Chapman, or Sinead O'Connor, or DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. Jerry knew, I think, every word to every jam on License to Ill. When he rapped to Paul Revere, it was something to behold.

Jerry and I, the west-siders, whether we liked it or not, had been bound together. I admit, sometimes I didn’t like it. I’m ashamed of that. I didn’t want to be “Jeff and Jerry.” I don’t think he did, either. However, we worked through that, and now I am proud of it, and miss it completely. If we hadn’t been lumped together to become the brothers we were, we very likely wouldn’t have taken the crazy group road trips to California or to Key West together. Perhaps we wouldn’t have gone to the bonfire campouts at Steve’s farm together. Maybe we wouldn’t have seen the Rolling Stones together. None of these would have been the same without Jerry there as one of my best friends.

There were times when we fought like brothers, too. There was a time in Key West when Jerry had me pinned between a bed and a wall in a hotel room during a petty fight over who took more than their share of a side of a bed. We fought over correct change. We argued over who should pay for gas. We were both hot headed. Our spats, our fights, our apologies, and our forgiveness helped me to become the person I am now. I have Jerry to thank for being a part of my emotional maturation.

When it was time for us all to head off to college, we all tried to stay connected. We had become a family, so we tried. I left for Chicago, Chad, for northern Ohio, and Jerry, for the Pacific Northwest. Most of the others stayed in Cincinnati. Friends got married, bought houses, and had kids. Jerry moved back to Cincinnati; I stayed in Chicago. Whenever I came back to Cincy for a visit, Jerry was the first friend I’d call. He was always up for going out, having dinner, or having a few drinks. When I’d finally gotten the courage to tell him I was gay, he hugged me and told me that he loved me. I couldn’t believe I’d been so afraid to tell him. He and I became even more tied to each other as we had become the remaining single guys of the group. Though we tried our best to make plans with the others, it became increasingly difficult. We spent one or two nights of my usually short visits with groups of friends, but most nights were only we two, chatting and reminiscing. Though it didn’t seem possible, we became even closer during those fleeting times.

Years went by, and though we were never far from each other’s hearts, we were quite often very far from each other. We connected mostly by text, and those texts started to become few and far between. Still, my visits back home were never complete without a visit with Jerry. We were still as close as ever. He felt like home.

I believe it was the summer after my year in Saudi Arabia that I met Connie. What a beautiful pairing, I thought. I was so happy to see Jerry so joyously proud and enlivened because of the wonderful person by his side. My time in Saudi had seen me grow even more cantankerously against religion at a time when Jerry had, I believe, newly joined Crossroads. And Connie was Catholic. I don’t think I made a good impression. I think I met Connie once after that initial meeting. I know that the love Connie and Jerry shared was beautiful and full of joy. I wish that I had been more a part of the life they shared together.

After a couple of years of not being able to get back to Cincinnati for a visit, and increasingly infrequent texts to and from Jerry, on January 14th, 2021, he sent me a message. I received it in Vietnam at 4:00 am. He wrote me about his illness. I felt as if I’d been struck with a hammer. I began to send him my love every day. They were prayers, actually, I guess, though I tried not to admit it. In September, we exchanged a few texts. He mentioned feeling and being much better, and that he’d recently had a great Florida vacation. I was so relieved. He asked when I’d be able to get back for a visit. I told him that May would most likely be my first opportunity. He was excited. I was, too.

I received a message from Chad on March 20th. Jerry’s condition had deteriorated tremendously and very rapidly, he said. I had trouble believing it, understanding it, and dealing with it. I was now stuck in Ecuador. I’d spent the greater portion of my adult life away from such a dear friend, my second brother.

I saw Jerry for the last time through video chat. His speech was labored. He looked as if he was fading away. Yet the Jerry I knew and grew up with was still there. I saw his heart and his essence in his eyes, and I felt his beauty, his love, his spirit, and the wide-open smile inside of him that made him such an amazing and inspiring man. I will never forget those last moments with him.

He was a true friend and an indelible part of my life.

Thank you for everything, Jerry. I will always miss you.
Jeff
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Architectural Door Systems

Posted at 03:01pm
We appreciate all Jerry's advice and life guidance, He was a wonderful Friend and Teacher. HE will remain in our hearts forever. Our Condolences.
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Stephen Cole

Posted at 02:02pm
I am truly sorry for your loss. Jerry was always so kind and helpful to me as I navigated my own personal financial journey. He will be missed.
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Chantelle Cunningham

Posted at 09:29pm
I’m so very sorry for this great loss. I had the pleasure of being introduced to Jerry through my husband. My husband had the joy of working with Jerry during his blood donations. Praying for his family and friends during this time.
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Michael Carr

Posted at 08:24pm
Rest in Blessed Peace to my old roomie and forever friend. Portland, Oregon is cloudy and rainy and too dark today without your beaming smile. Portland is cloudy and rainy because I cry for you. Used to think the folks who loved life the most would have it the longest, but how untrue that is today. Will always cherish the great times we had being young together, talking, laughing, jammin the tunes, hittin the festivals and shows, especially Phish at the Gorge. Life will always be more musical for having known you. So, one more time:

"Fare you well, fare you well,
I love you more than words can tell...
Listen to the river sing sweet songs
To rock my soul..."
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