Jerome Rose, 86, died on April 5, 2013, in Princeton, New Jersey, where he has resided for the past 44 years.
Rose was a professor of urban planning and business law at Rutgers University for 27 years before his retirement in 1996. He was honored as an outstanding teacher, having won the prestigious Rutgers University Lindback Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the Rutgers School of Business teaching award. Upon his retirement in 1996, Rutgers created a new award in his honor, the Jerome G. Rose Excellence in Teaching Award. This award is given to outstanding teachers at the School of Planning and Public Policy.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Naomi; three children, Patricia Zeigler, Elizabeth Rose, and Theodore Rose, and six grandchildren.
A memorial service was held on April 14 at 11 a.m. in the Wilson Room of Princeton Windrows.
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