Walter Jucker was born in Switzerland on May 29, 1946. He worked for FERAG AG in Hinwil and later on at FERAG Inc. in Bristol, PA.
He joined the New Helvetic Society in 1988 and served as a Council members from 1999 – 2003. He was also a member of the Swiss Benevolent Society of Philadelphia from 2002 – 2004.
He decided to move back to Switzerland in 2004 and shortly after was diagnosed with dementia. He lived at the “Heim Sonnenweid” in Wetzikon where he received loving care until he peacefully passed away.