Jeffrey S. Clark ’99

Jeffrey S. Clark ’99 died on October 18, 2023, in Watertown, Massachusetts.

(The following was provided by Boston Globe in October 24, 2023:)

Jeffrey Stephen Clark of Watertown, Massachusetts, passed away suddenly, on October 18, 2023. Jeff was the loving husband of Jennifer Chung-Clark; and a devoted father to Sooan Michelle Clark. Loving son of Debra and Stephen Clark of Duxbury, Massachusetts; brother to Alyssa Brooke Barnes; and uncle to Jillian and Stephen Barnes of Morrisville, Vermont. He was son-in-law to Hay Young Chung and Sonhui Song; and brother-in-law to James Jin Chung of Seoul, South Korea. Jeff was born in Seoul, South Korea on March 31, 1977, grew up in Stoughton, Massachusetts, graduating from Stoughton High School. Jeff continued his education at Bowdoin College (BA), University of Rochester School of Medicine (MD) and Boston College Law School (JD). He was employed with Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), where he was able to combine his fascination with science and his appreciation for law. Jeff was brilliant and athletic. He always tried his very best in everything he did. High school saw International Science Fair Awards and Golf Championships. He went on to Bowdoin College graduating as a Sarah and James Scholar. Bowdoin was followed by Rochester Medical School, where Jeff graduated with an MD and a Distinction in Research. Jeff loved research and spent years at Harvard/MGH and Beth Israel Hospital publishing numerous papers. Jeff went on to Boston College Law for his JD, followed by years of legal practice in Intellectual Property Law. All the education, career success and athletic accomplishments were important to Jeff and had a place in his life, but they were all second to his love for his family. Jeff was devoted to Jen and Sooan. He spent every available minute with them. They loved to cook and bake and did everything together. Golfing and skiing were always done as a family from the time Sooan could barely walk. They were beautiful together. Jeff was the son of every parent’s dream. He was loving towards his mom and dad in every way. He loved his sister, niece and nephew and just recently, brought the kids to South Korea to explore their Korean heritage.

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