Jack D. Summerfield, 79. Communications Professor, writer, and loving father.
During his career, Summerfield managed radio and TV stations (WGBH, WRVR, and KPBS), won numerous national awards including the Peabody, volunteered in the Peace Corps and passionately taught college students.
He is survived by his children Edward Ford, Jenna Lynn, and Jacki Mariani; and grandchilren Haley Marie and Madison Claire. His humor and generosity will be missed by all.
Donations in his memory may be made to NYIT Jack D. Summerfield Memorial Award, NYIT Office of Development, Northern Boulevard, P.O. Box 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568