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Jerald Wayne Paul

February 5, 1948 ~ May 26, 2017 (age 69)

Jerald W. Paul died Friday night, May 26, 2017, at his home in Bloomingburg, NY. He is survived by his three sons, Jonathan, Daniel, and Timothy; granddaughters Kayla Huff, Emma Paul, and Gabrielle Paul; Daughter-in-law Heather Paul; his sister, Barbara Bouck;and many cousins and extended family throughout the country .

Educator, athlete, coach, outdoorsman, father, and Eagle Scout, Jerry grew up in Herkimer, NY with his brother Thomas and sister Barbara. After graduating from Brockport College, he married Barbara Egler. Shortly thereafter, they relocated to the Hudson Valley, where Jerry began his career teaching physical education.  While on the faculty at Middletown High School, Jerry ran the Outdoor Education program and coached Varsity Football. He spent his summers working as a park ranger in Highland Lakes State Park.

New York’s Adirondack Park set the backdrop for many of the activities of Jerry’s life, both as a boy, summiting several of the High Peaks, as a Boy Scout at Camp Russell, of as an adult, fishing, camping, and hunting with his father, brother and sons.

The family will hold a private service.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Adirondack Mountain Club
Web: https://www.adk.org/



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