Gerald Lynch

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: longest-serving president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice from 1975 to 2004 who led the fight to preserve the school when it was threatened with closing or merger because of New York's fiscal crisis in 1975.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: March 24, 1937

 

Died: April 17, 2013

 

Location: Bridgehampton, New York