From The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., Monday, October 3, 200, p. B 5--
"JEROME (Jerry) DAEN of Chevy Chase, MD, died suddenly on Friday, September 30, 2005 at Holy Cross Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Phyllis Daen; a sister Miriam; his sons Jonathan of Greenfield, MA and Matthew of Charleston, SC; his daughter Meris of Glen Echo, MD; and nine grandchildren.
Jerry was born November 16, 1928 in New York City. After attending Bronx High School of Science, he received his BS in Chemical Engineering from City College of New York, followed by a PH.D in Physical Chemistry from Brooklyn Polytectnic Institute in 1954. He then worked for two years in a post-doctoral research position in Chemistry at Cornell University and the University of Maryland.
Following his post-doctoral years, he taught Physical Chemistry at Lehigh University for eight years, before moving to Washington to take a position in Science Education at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Jerry worked at NSF for 33 years in a variety of program and administrative positions until his retirement in 1999. During 1978-1979, he spent a year at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government's Executive Education Program. Jerry was devoted to his family and particularly enjoyed photography, sailing, technology, and crossword puzzles.
Friends and family are invited to the funeral service at DANZANSKY & GOLDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 1170 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 301-340-1400, on Monday, October 3 at 10:a.m. The family will bury Jerry at Green River Cemetery in Greenfield, MA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Federation."