Jed R. Wood
1959 - 2020
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Jed R. Wood

Palm Springs - It is with profound sadness that the family of Jed R. Wood announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Desert Regional Medical Center from COVID-19.

Jed was born on December 2, 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin to Jack and Ruth (McMahon) Wood. Jed grew up in Middleton, Wisconsin, went to Middleton High School and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse with a degree in Psychology. Jed began his devoted career as a flight attendant in 1989. He flew for 30+ years with Northwest and Delta Airlines. In each base, on every layover and outside of work, Jed made countless friends with those who were drawn to his kind heart and clever humor. He touched many lives. We extend a deep gratitude to Jed's friends and airline family.

Jed cherished spending time and vacationing with his family. He was incredibly proud of his niece and nephews who he truly loved and adored. Jed also had a deep adoration for animals. He volunteered frequently at the Palm Springs Animal Shelter.

Jed is survived by his sisters, Lori (Don) Murphy and Toni (Doug) Brown; his niece Riley (Zach) Addamo; nephews Rogan Murphy, Braydon Murphy, and Declan Brown. Jed always remained close to his aunts, uncles, cousins, and many lifelong friends. It would be remiss to not mention his sweet dog Pearl.

Jed was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Ruth and his beloved dog Aspen.

We look forward to a day in the near future where we can all safely be together to celebrate Jed. Until then, please be safe.

Memorials may be made to the Palm Springs Animal Shelter or the charity of your choice.

It's impossible to forget someone who gave us so much to remember.

Entrusted to the care of Wiefels, Funeral Directors, Palm Springs

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Published in The Desert Sun from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22, 2020.
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November 22, 2020
I am sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Jed swimming in Middleton. And many more of him tirelessly driving our family to swim team practice at Edgewood or the Y even tho we lived on the other side of town. Adventures. He was a very kind soul.
November 22, 2020
Lori and Toni, I was shocked to see this. I am so sorry for your losses, this has been a difficult, sad year for you all. May memories help you smile through your tears. Colleen
Colleen Burns Little
November 22, 2020
Lori & Toni - My deepest sympathy to you & your families. My heart breaks for you. Jed was a very special person. Sending a hug.
Marilyn Mosigin
November 21, 2020
I am deeply sorry that your beloved Jed passed from such a devastating illness. Please know that I will keep him in prayer.
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