Geneva – James (Jamie) Edward Stoops, age 46, passed away September 13th following a nearly 7-year battle with brain cancer.
Born in Newark, Jamie graduated from DeSales High School, and Finger Lakes Community College with a degree in computer science. For many years, he enjoyed working for the Geneva City School District in the IT department. He loved helping people, movies, and art. He was known for his friendship and big smile. He enjoyed walking, often 7 or 8 miles to the lake, or on nature trails.
He was predeceased by his father, James R. Stoops; and his aunt, Nancy (Stoops, Pulver) Chapman. He is survived by his mother, Vicki (Ronald George) Stoops- George, his brothers Ryan Stoops, and Daniel (Laura Gaylord) Stoops. Also survived by nephews, Derek and Connor Stoops, several aunts, uncles, and many cousins.
The family would like to thank the nursing staff and hospice staff at the Highlands at Brighton, and the Wilmot Cancer Center, for the support and care given to him. A Celebration of Life will be held for the family.
Sending love to the family of Jamie. I had the privilege of meeting him during his time at Wilmot and he’s been in my prayers since. He was a wonderful person, who lit up so beautifully. I am so sorry for your loss.