September 16, 2021
Dear Brothers, Sisters, Kith and Kin,
It is with a deep sense of sadness and regret that I must report to you the passing of our Retired 46-year Member Brother Jay Turner, on September 14, 2021.
Brother Jay started his career at the 1964 New York Worlds Fair. He worked throughout the jurisdiction in Television and on Broadway; Sesame Street, Rocky Horror Picture Show, 42nd Street, and Grease were a few of the many productions he worked. At Grease, he was the recipient of the “Phony Award” recognized as the funniest member of the company.
He was born on September 21, 1946 and initiated into Local One on September 26, 1975.
He is survived by his daughter Jessica Turner Geihs and pre-deceased by his sister Debby Hirsch.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Sinai Memorial Chapels, 15120 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446. Phone: 561-865-1747. Please RSVP Jessica Turner at 805-748-6380.
Brother Jay will be missed by family and friends alike. May his soul Rest in Peace.
Michael A. Caffrey
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