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GREEN, James R. On Thursday, June 23rd, 2015, Dr. James R. Green, formerly of UMass Boston, the Harvard Trade Union Program and a great many other academic, professional, and personal associations passed away after a lengthy and valiant battle with leukemia and its resulting complications. A beloved father, husband, son, brother, uncle, and cousin, Dr. Green is survived by his wife, Ms. Janet Grogan, a son, Nicholas Green, and a daughter, Amanda Green, and her mother, Carol McLaughlin, as well as by his mother, Mary Kaye Green, his younger sisters, Mary Beth Kress and Nancy Herbert, his younger brother, Mark Green, his cousin Maureen Cormack, and many beloved nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to support and honor the incredibly skilled and bravely loving nurses at the bone marrow transplant ward on Feldberg 7 (to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at www.bidmc.org/giving or by check made payable to "Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center" with "James Green/Nursing General Fund" on the memo line and mailed to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Avenue – OV, Boston, MA 02215) or to the "James Green Scholarship in Labor Studies," a program he developed and nurtured for years, at UMass Boston and sent to University Advancement, UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125. The family welcomes visitors this coming Thursday, June 30th, at his home at 72 Mt. Vernon St., Somerville, MA, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A gathering to celebrate the breadth, depth and impact of his work will be planned for a future time.
Published in The Boston Globe on June 26, 2016
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