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There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.

~William Makepeace Thackeray

Jerry Ziskind
September 29, 1943 - December 10, 2006

Jerry Ziskind passed after a courageous battle with bladder cancer on December 10, 2006.

Beloved educator, husband of Rosemary, and father of Jeff of Sterling, VA, and Ben of San Diego, CA . He is also survived by two sisters, Janet Tarino and Carrie Norton, other family and many friends.

The family has requested memorial contributions be made in his name to Life With Cancer (, Capital Hospice (, or the Northern Virginia Ethical Society (

Recent Articles

January 7, 2007

Elementary School Teacher Jerry Ziskind, 63
The Washington Post

December 14, 2006 Jerry Ziskind, Popular F.C. Elementary School Teacher for 18 Years, Dies
Falls Church News Press

This site contains the writing of Jerry Ziskind, primarily biographical and autobiographical in nature.

His Story: Morris L. Ziskind A biography of the author's father
What I've Learned About Retirement The author's reflections on retirement