JAMES E. DAY, JR.
James Earnest Day, Jr. a life-long resident of the Gaithersburg area who served in the U.S. Army during World War II
and the Korean War
, died suddenly January 18, 2014. He was 86.
Jim Day, whose career included work at the Pentagon, former Atomic Energy Agency and IBM, took pride in his wit, his landscaping talents and his family.
Jim Day graduated from Gaithersburg High School and the Abbot School of Arts in Washington, D.C. While at Abbot, he met Frances Lundquist of Silver Spring when, being one of the few students with a car, he gave her rides to class.
In addition to his wife, Jim Day is survived by daughter Janet Day of New York, sons Garrett Day of Washington State and David Day of Maryland, their wives Karen Cipriano Day and Cathy Parr Day, and granddaughters Alexis Day and Alyssa Day.
A memorial service at a later date is pending.