FARNHAM—Jeremy “Mac” McGeary, 71, died July 8, 2019, at VCU Medical Center in Richmond. The cause of death was metastatic melanoma.
Born in Weymouth, England, he began his career as a charter skipper and yacht designer, and became an award-winning marine writer and editor. He was senior editor of Good Old Boat magazine and a contributing editor to Cruising World and Practical Sailor.
He leaves behind his wife of 17 years, Melissa Dobson; his son, Tim McGeary of Los Angeles; his in-laws, Joe and Catherine Dobson of Reedville; his beloved mutt, Henry; and many friends, colleagues and family who loved him beyond measure.
A celebration of life will be held in Newport, Rhode Island, at a later date.