Jeffery Anthony Malick, 72, passed away peacefully on February 17th, 2016 while on a cruise in the Caribbean with his beloved wife and friends. He was born on March 10th, 1943 in Kingston, Jamaica to George and Sylvia Malick.
Jeff grew up in Kingston, Jamaica until age 11, when his family immigrated to Queens, New York. He graduated from Andrew Jackson high school in 1960 and Queens College in 1965. Shortly after college, he joined the Peace Corps in 1965, where he served as a volunteer and staff in Nepal for over 7 years. In 1976, Jeff joined the US Agency for International Development (USAID), where he worked for 22 years, serving in India, Pakistan, Egypt, and Washington D.C. before retiring in 1998. He was known for his compassion, empathy and humor in both his work and personal lives.
Jeff married Susan in November of 1969 in Kathmandu, Nepal, and they were happily married for over 46 years. In addition to being an active member of his church, Jeff enjoyed mentoring others, traveling with his wife, attending baseball games, and visiting his grandchildren.
Jeff is survived by his spouse (whom he affectionately like to call his “bride”) Susan Malick of Vienna, VA; his children Ravi Malick (wife Helen) of Dallas, TX; Laura Malick of Brooklyn, NY; and Benjamin Malick of Washington, D.C.; his sister Carole Visveshwara (husband Vish) of Fresno, CA; his grandchildren Isabella, Miles, and Aaron Malick; and his nieces, nephews and other relatives.