In Memoriam

Gerald Jacob Zerfas

June 28, 2017

Gerald Jacob Zerfas (BS ELEC EGR '51), from Reading, Massachusetts, died June 24 in Reading.  He was 89.

He was born in Byron Center, Michigan, to John and Clara Zerfas and left the family farm to attend Michigan State University, where he was active in ROTC and marching band. 

In 1951, he received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MSU.