WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Jon N. Willcox of White Plains died June 5. He was 68.
Willcox was the son of William and Olga Willcox of Ossining. He received an undergraduate degree from DePauw University in Indiana and a law degree from Fordham Law School in New York. He began his career as a manager in the special accounts and international department at the Reader's Digest Association where he was employed for five years before being appointed a Westchester County assistant district attorney in 1972.
He was promoted to senior assistant district attorney and deputy chief of the Frauds Bureau in 1978. His extensive white collar crime background resulted in the formation of the New York State Economic Crime Council where he served as chairman. In his later practice of law, he specialized in cooperative living law with many clients through Westchester County.
Willcox is survived by his brother, Eric; sister, Michelle; several nieces and nephews; longtime devoted partner, George Loscalzo. He was predeceased by his parents; and sister, Olga.
Calling hours are Monday, June 10 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Ballard-Durand Funeral Home located at 2 Maple Ave., White Plains. Richard Lorino, BSG will be in attendance in the evening. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11 at the Ballard-Durand Funeral Home, 2 Maple Ave., White Plains. Brother Richard Lorino, White Plains Hospital chaplain will officiate. Cremation will follow the funeral at Ferncliff Crematory, Valhalla.