Jack Lewis Schrier of Ocala, Fla., a financier and former Ridgefielder, died at his home May 24, surrounded by family and friends. He was 72 years old and the husband of Diane Schrier
Mr. Schrier was born on Nov. 7, 1940, in Kalamazoo, Mich. He attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Hope College in Holland, Mich., and Georgetown University in Washington D.C, where he received his doctorate in Arabic history and culture. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to study at the American University in Beirut, and the American University of Cairo, Egypt.