JOHN GILRAY, formally Chairman and CEO of IU International in Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Jack was born to Ruth and John Christy in Silver Creek, NY. He is survived by his wife Helen Jones Christy; his son Andrew Roesser Christy; his daughter Jennifer Christy MacNeill; his sisters Mary Lou Van Orman of Reading, PA. and Jean Mallery of Cobleskill, NY; five grandchildren, three step children and three step grandchildren.
Mr. Christy graduated from Dartmouth College. He went on to be a naval officer flying jets off of aircraft carriers. After receiving a Master's Degree from UC Berkley in South Asian Studies, Jack worked for the Development Loan Fund (AID) in India. He joined ITT in New York after leaving the government. Later Jack would move to Philadelphia, where he joined IU International. Upon leaving IU International, he founded Chestnut Capital Corp. Jack was a former Board member of Fidelity Bank, the Philadelphia Contributionship, the Philadel-phia Orchestra, and the Eisenhower Fellowship. If you wish to remember Jack please make a contribution to the charity of your choice.
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