I sit here in disbelief over this news. I highly valued Gerry's dedication
and sense of humor. I'm sure I speak for many of us in the PCC family that
we will miss him greatly. A great loss, personal and professional....
At 04/02/06 06:43 AM, you wrote:
>The Cooperative Cataloging Team regrets to inform the PCC community of
>the sudden death Thursday morning the fifth of February of Gerry Wager.
>Gerry is well remembered as a member of the Cooperative Cataloging Team
>in the mid-1990s. He conducted NACO training at several member
>institutions and was a valued resource in Slavic matters. To the depth
>of knowledge which he brought to his work, he added a charm of wit and
>intelligence that made him ready friends. After moving on to positions
>in the rare books field in the Library of Congress, he continued in
>contact with the Coop Team.
>Condolences may be sent to
>3025 Ontario Rd.
>Washington, D.C. 20009
>and to his sister,
>7375 Eisenhower Dr.
>Boardman, Ohio 44512
Paul J. Weiss
Head, Monographs Cataloging Division
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