Jones Library News

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Jones Library trustee Michael Wolff dies at 89

Michael Wolff

Read Michael Wolff's obituary. Please note: there will be a public memorial celebrating his life on Sunday, February 19th, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. at the Jewish Community of Amherst, located at 742 Main Street.


From the Daily Hampshire Gazette article by Scott Merzbach (November 15, 2016):

University of Massachusetts professor emeritus Michael Wolff, an elected trustee for the Jones Library, has died at the age of 89.

“No one was a better advocate for the Jones,” said Library Director Sharon Sharry in an email. “I am a better person and librarian for having worked with him.”

Sharry said Wolff called the Jones “the sixth college in the Five College system.”

Read the full article on the Gazette website.

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