Jorj passed away on September 20, 2020 after a long illness. He is survived by his sister Mary of Beaverton and his sister Jane of Salem. Jorj was born in Salem in 1943. He graduated from OSU and spent several years counseling youth in outdoor schools. He had made his home in Toledo, Oregon, for at least 40 years and was a member of the Methodist Church there. While in Toledo, he operated a dojo for several years and was also a cabinet maker from his shop downtown. He will be remembered for his spiritual thoughtfulness, his kindness to all he met, and for his involvement in the community. He will be very much missed.
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