Gerald Jaquith lived a frugal, and OMRF officials were stunned to learn he’d left more than $2 million in assets to the nonprofit research foundation.
The funds are designated for research in OMRF’s Aging and Metabolism Research Program.
The donation continues the Eastern Star’s long history of generosity to OMRF, with gifts totaling $382,424.
The 12th annual event supports cancer research at OMRF.
OMRF has received the highest possible rating from Charity Navigator for the 17th time.
Established in 2015, the Loyal Donors Society recognizes those who have made donations to OMRF for at least five straight years.