Past International Director Jerome "Jerry" L. Radlinger (1971-1973) died on December 31, 2022 at the age of 95. He was surrounded by his loving family at home and under the care of Hope Hospice.

Past Director Radlinger became a member of the Dorchester Lions Club in 1956. While serving his term as district governor, he chartered seven new clubs. He served as club director, club president and multiple times as district international chairperson. For his dedication to the association, the late past director received numerous awards, including the Master Key, Senior Builder Key, three Extension Awards, the 50-, 55-, 60- and 65-Year Monarch Chevron, the Life Membership award, a Silver and Gold Centennial Lion, nine International President's Awards and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association can bestow upon a member. He was also a Melvin Jones Fellow.

The late past director enjoyed a successful career in the automobile industry. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and holder of the Purple Heart. He was also a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Marshfield Elks. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and especially enjoyed the great outdoors.