Life Member Jerry Simon of New York City, died May 25, 2006, after a long illness. He was 63 years old. Jerry, a long time supporter of New York State Chess Association events, was also a familiar figure at most major events, dating back to the late 1960s. He won the prestigious Marshall Chess Club Championship in 1983, and the U.S. Senior Championship in 2001.
Jerry Simon - may you Rest In Peace.