Friday, November 9, 2012

Jay MacGilvary: ITL Hall of Fame

Jay Ellsworth MacGilvary, 67, beloved husband of Sally (Porter) MacGilvary, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage, passed away on Sunday, October 28th at his home. Born in Ipswich, he was the son of the late Forrest and Ruth (Bodman) MacGilvary. Jay grew up in Ipswich and graduated from Ipswich High School. He attended and graduated from Brewster Academy in Wolfboro, NH. He also attended and graduated from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa. For eleven years, Jay taught physical education at Ipswich High School and coached football, wrestling and baseball. He was involved in the inter town baseball league and is a member of its hall of fame. He also was a volunteer coach in Hamilton-Wenham little league and babe ruth league baseball program. Jay was also a member of the Ipswich High School Hall of Fame committee. In addition to his wife, Jay is survived by two sons: J.P. Mac-Gilvary of Ipswich, Casey MacGilvary of Denver, Colorado; two daughters: Megan Sukduang and her husband Suriyon of Houston and Sarah Falkanger of Ipswich; one brother: Ronald MacGilvery and his wife Susan of Venice, Florida; and four grandchildren: Marisa and Jake MacGilvary and Trin and Tola Sukduang. Services for Jay will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made in Jays Memory to the Jimmy Fund, C/O Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. Arrangements by the Campbell-Lee, Moody Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. Condolences at

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