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In Memoriam

Jay Solomon - Class Of 1966

Jay Solomon

Jay Marc Solomon class of 1966, passed away on December 4th, 2022, of natural causes. He was 74.  Jay attended Okemos schools from kindergarten through his graduation in 1966 and later attended Central Michigan University graduating with a degree in social science and a minor in art.  He moved to Colorado Springs in his early 30's and lived there the rest of his life.  Jay loved the mountains and in particular, the Garden of the Gods.  He worked at a variety of jobs but focused mainly on his art, working in wood, ceramic, and metal. Jay is survived by his brother, Dave, his sister-in-law, Carolyn, his two nephews Brian and Michael, and his best friend, Diamond, an Australian shepherd.




Submitted by Jay’s brother, David Solomon, Okemos Class of 1969