Birthdate March 6, 1933 URS date April 30, 2011
Malik James R. Berry passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Hillcrest Commons in Pittsfield. Jim was born March 6, 1933 in Queens, N.Y., and spent part of his childhood in Honesdale Pa. He attended the Sorbonne University in Paris and served in the Army during the Korean War. Jim returned to NYC where he met his wife and had three children. In 1964, Jim bought his beloved “Maison Verte” in Stephentown, a summer home for his family. He retired there in 1995 after a career as a free-lance writer and science radio program producer for the American Institute of Physics. Jim wrote many magazine articles and books, including science fiction and fantasy books. Jim loved Stephentown and was well-known at the Abode of the Message in New Lebanon. Jim is survived by his son Ronan and daughters Stephanie and Noemi.