Gregory Jack Passes Away at 70 Years Old
Jack makes an impactful difference regardless of his physical limitations, connecting with people easily and making them feel special.
Jack served for 16 years as Tech’s associate head track coach, overseeing shot put, discus, and hammer throw students and winning 13 national championships in that time.
Early Life and Education
Greg was an accomplished athlete, an outstanding student, and a voracious reader with an insatiable appetite for discussing ideas with others. He earned the Eagle Scout and Duty to God awards, volunteering his services at Vista on Chicago’s South Side before winning a Root-Tilden scholarship to law school.
He was also an accomplished rugby player. Representing the United States at international tournaments and winning several RMAC titles during his career. A member of the National Rifle Association and devout Christian, he volunteered in his church as well as serving a two-year missionary term with LDS Church in North Carolina Charlotte Mission (NCCM). Authoring numerous books and articles. Survived by wife and two children.
Greg is an accomplished dental consultant who has assisted countless practices nationwide with improving their marketing and practice systems. He excels at understanding how new patients enter a practice, as well as keeping them there.
Greg meets Andi during a medical conference promoting Sustengo. She flirts openly with him while imbibing heavily; this prompts Jack to start spying on them both; in doing so he discovers an item of luggage missing and learns Greg is actually Gaylord.
Greg and Pam host their parents for Christmas and reveal they’ll be moving just two houses away in Chicago from them, prompting Jack’s jealousy as he prefers staying put with his family in Seattle. However, Greg and Pam remain determined to leave Seattle.
Achievement and Honors
Greg was an Eagle Scout who earned the Duty to God award from his church and also served a mission for the LDS church in Charlotte North Carolina mission. He was immensely proud of all his accomplishments.
Former assistant head track and field coach at Virginia Tech for 16 years. While there, he specialized in coaching shot put, discus, hammer and javelin student-athletes – helping the program win 12 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships during his time coaching shot put/discus/hammer/javelin throwers as well as being honored four times as USTFCCCA National Throws coach of the Year by USTFCCCA National Throws Coach of the Year Award recipients.
Jack Gregory once stood proudly in Hec Edmundson Pavilion wearing his purple UW uniform to face a taller Roosevelt team in a Class AAA state tournament game broadcast across the nation. Now, due to multiple sclerosis, he lies hospitalized bedbound or is restricted to using a wheelchair.
Gregory Jack of Southampton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Samaritan Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mount Holly at 70 years old. Born and educated in Camden, Gregory served his country during Vietnam with the Marines before graduating from Colgate University with degrees in Physics and Economics.
He was married to Pam and had two children: Henry and Samantha. He delighted in both watching sports – particularly March Madness as his beloved Washington Huskies competed.
He will be greatly missed by many and leaves behind his wife, children, parents and two brothers.
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