The wife of former football star Marcellus Wiley, Annemarie Wileydescribed Goldberg as “a gift to so many people”.
“RIP Dr Jay Goldberg. He delivered my three babies and got me through two indescribably difficult labors safely,” she said. shared on Twitter. “Hugging my babies really tight tonight and thanking him for everything he’s done for me and my family.”
And Love, Victor star Betsy Brandt added“I am absolutely heartbroken by the loss of Dr. Jay Goldberg…the world will be less bright and less beautiful without him.”
May 31, Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenzone of Goldberg’s colleagues at Women’s Care of Beverly Hills Medical Group, wrote a poignant Facebook tribute to his “wonderful business partner” and encouraged others to donate to the Jay Goldberg OBGYN Resident Education Fund in his memory.
She wrote: “To say that our practice, its patients, its community and especially its beautiful family are shocked and devastated does not begin to express the enormity of this loss.
“I can’t believe I’ll never be able to roll my eyes at his stupid dad jokes or share a conversation about our kids during a C-section ever again,” she continued. “He was a stand-up guy who ALWAYS supported me, even when it was uncomfortable and especially when it was real. He made me a better person. We shared a birth month and I always told people that I was the evil twin. He was clearly the good one.”
Gilberg-Inez also included a statement from Goldberg’s wife, Stacyin his message.
“Jay was so loved. His sense of humor was legendary and he never missed an opportunity to make others feel better, lighter, more loved and more at ease,” Stacy said. “Jay epitomized what it means to be a mensch. He was loving, easy-going, funny and kind. He leaves a huge void in the hearts of everyone who knew him.”