22 June 2005 – Greenville (WI): School Specialty has reported the unexpected death of its long-term board member, Jerome Pool.
Pool had been on the board for six years. He had previously worked with Janzten, now a division of the VF Corporation.
Dave Vander Zanden, president and CEO of School Specialty said: "We will all miss Jerry’s easy manner and elegant style. Jerry was a gentle man with a good sense of humour. I enjoyed working with him very much and will miss him greatly."