Cheryl Gerson Tuttle, 77, died Jan. 3, 2021, from lymphoma. She grew up in Columbus, Ga., graduated from Boston University, and had a long career in special education. She was a teacher in Salem, Mass.; a special education chairperson for the elementary schools in Winthrop, Mass., and Marblehead, Mass.; and a school psychologist for the Cooke School in New York City. She is the author and co-author of seven books written for parents and teenagers.
She was predeceased by her husband of 31 years Gerald Allan Tuttle and her parents Frances and David Gerson. She is survived by her beloved husband of 13 years, Henry Frommer of New York City; her siblings Esther and Michael Levine of Atlanta, Edwin and Robyn Gerson of Atlanta, and Lynne and Bob Pollack of Wellington, Fla.; her children and stepchildren Matthew and Jarah Tuttle of Greenwich, Conn., Ross Tuttle and Darcy Miro of Brooklyn, N.Y., David Frommer and Carla Fenves of West Point, N.Y., and Kate and Peretz Cik of Stamford, Conn.; 13 grandchildren Cameron, Jared and Braden Tuttle, Lucien and Matteo Weiss, Judah Tuttle and Wren Frances Miro, Aaron, Talia and Eliana Frommer, and Ezra, Ilana and Benjamin Cik; and many loving nieces and nephews.
A private service was held at Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead, Mass., Jan. 7. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Marblehead Arts Association, New York Foundation for the Arts, or the charity of your choice.