Jerry Pearl
May 10, 2024

JERRY PEARL: Born November 13, 1950 in Evanston Illinois and died on May 10, 2024 in his home surrounded by love and devoted care after a challenging experience with brain cancer. Jerry was a very sensitive, openhearted, caring, loving person who was ready to offer kindness and compassion to anyone he came across in life. He was an occupational therapist with Pittsburgh Public schools and helped many younger children over the years. Outside of his career, he was a social justice warrior concerned about civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights, environmental and animal rights. He was an outdoor enthusiast and lover of nature. He was an advocate for protecting wild spaces and all the life within the beautiful areas of nature. Jerry was a knowledgeable gardener who shared his knowledge and plants with many neighbors and friends. He was a proponent of recycling and environmental rights to help protect and keep the planet healthy for further generations. Jerry loved bike riding, hiking, cooking vegetarian meals, watching BBC detective mystery shows and volunteering to maintain hiking trials. Jerry also helped rescued stray and feral cats. Jerry was a devoted, loyal, loving friend, who found peace and comfort in nature. Jerry you will be with us always in our hearts and may you be blessed and at peace. We will love you forever. Services and Interment Private. You can make a donation to the following organizations that Jerry was supportive of… the Hollow Oak Land Trust in Moon Township, Animal Friends, the Humane Society of Allegheny County and or Beaver County, Alley Cat Allies and Wolf Conservation Center in Salem, New York. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel Inc.


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Sincere condolences dear Mary. May the Lord sustain you with His Joy, strength and peace.

By Samer zaky - May 21, 2024

Jerry was a trusted friend and confidant, as well as being, for many years, a running partner and a compatriot in all matters political. My life was greatly enriched by knowing him, and I was often moved by his compassion and generosity. I send my regrets to all who knew him, I share them with you.

By Robert Harper - May 20, 2024

Sending all my condolences to you. Its a hard time but he is a better place. My prayers go to you you both are amazingg

By suchita sharmien - May 19, 2024

Jerry was a very smart, kind and thoughtful friend. He had a great swnaw of humor and world view. He will be misses! Mike Smith

By Michael Smith - May 19, 2024

It was our pleasure and privilege to know Jerry. He was a beautiful soul who lived the ideals of making the world a better place. His memory is a blessing.

By Myles and Sarah Zuckerman - May 19, 2024

Jerry may you rest in Peace Amen. You are loved by many and never be forgotten ❤️

By Angela Rich - May 19, 2024

Jerry you were a rock in this life with your standard for excellence providing love and compassion with whoever you touched with your soft voice and gentile smile. You will be missed, yet your legacy will live on in the lives you touched on this planet human and animal alike! Love, Brother John

By John C. Murray - May 18, 2024