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Donald "Jake" Jacobson
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November 26, 2014
"Everyday in some small way
Memories of you come our way.
Though absent, you are always near
Still missed, loved and always dear."

A year ago today, hard to believe. Miss you, dad.
March 06, 2014
Dear gram lee i was so sad to here of papa jakes passing. My love goes out to you. You were the grandparents i didnt have. My dad passed from cancer on feb 23 2014 so i know they are causing trouble in heavon. Please let me know when his memorial service is going to take place. Me and my brother billy both would like to be there. If possible please email me @ rico4748@gmail.com. love you
December 18, 2013
Mae, I am truly sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. From reading these pages in the guest book, he sounds like he was a really great guy. Always young at heart and up with the times. I'm sure he will be sorely missed. You and your family are in my prayers.
December 17, 2013
I wish to express my sympathy to the Jacobson Family and to remember Mr Jacobson for the wonderful person he was to all of us at the Charter House.
December 13, 2013
Though I never met Don Jacobson personally I did meet him through a YouTube video in August, 2012. I just had been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and was searching for information on the internet when I "happened" to run across an interview with Don on handling PD. He instantly became my hero and role model. I have watched that video several times, told my neurologists about him, and even used him as an example in a college chapel. His key: Be Happy....I'll never forget that statement and the way he said. May the peace of God comfort the family for the great legacy he left
December 12, 2013
Dear Lee; Our Charter House Residents' Council was shocked and deeply saddened to hear of Jake's passing. One of our advisory board members informed us last night at our monthly meeting. Jake was a wonderful advisory board member, Garden Club member, Play-Reading Group member, and we still remember how wonderful Bingo was when he ran the games for us. He was a spirit of unity for us. What a loss of a wonderful friend and neighbor. We have missed you both these past three years since you left the Charter House, and the loss has been ours since. I know that losing him, after 67 years of marriage, is devastating. Please know that many, many people who met Jake will always remember him, think of him, and love him, as well as keep you in their prayers. With much love, Vickie Price, on behalf of the residents and Residents' Council Boards of the Charter House, Silver Spring, MD.
December 12, 2013
Don was an inspiration to me. He was truly an outstanding person and I will miss his friendship and thoughtfulness.
December 12, 2013
My deepest sympathy to your family.
Jake was a special person and loved by many for his caring nature.
December 11, 2013
Though I knew you only briefly, I know the impact you have made on the lives of those I hold most dear. Your legacy lives on in your grandchildren and great-grandchildren. May your spirit be free to inspire the world forevermore.
December 11, 2013
You were my best Knollwood buddy. I miss you greatly.
Your pal,
Frank Cucolo
December 11, 2013
It's never easy to lose family. Bob & my sympathy is with you all. We met Don through Charlie and Louise
December 11, 2013
Don was an amazing person and Uncle, never a dull moment when he was around! I miss him already.
December 11, 2013
With Love from the Liscinsky-Randall Families.
December 11, 2013
Mae, my heart goes out to you, I was so sorry to hear of your dad's passing! What a wonderful tribute to your Dad's beautiful life. xoxo Sue
December 11, 2013
How fitting to have an online guest book - unlike most people of his generation (or even many baby boomers) Grandpa had a passion for computers and was an early-adopter of cutting edge hardware and software. I'm certain his was the first household in Ruther Glen, VA with dial-up. But I digress. My Grandpa Jake was a man of uncompromising integrity, knowledge, work ethic, and above all, high spirits. He was a progressive, a storyteller, a horticulturalist, a charmer, a mentor, a builder, a satirist, and a big bear of a man well into his golden years. He was incredibly generous and devoted to his family. The past few years were filled with adversity, and he would often tell me he felt as though he was a 21-year old mentally but was chained to some old man's body. Through it all he persevered and even in the last week of his life my father said he was focused on staging yet another comeback. What a champion. We could all wish to have half of this man's drive. I love you Grandpa - through the memories of the time we shared you will live with me always.
December 10, 2013
Mae - I was so sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. He sounded like a terrific person who really loved life and all those around him. I hope that the wonderful memories you have of him are a comfort to you, your mother and your entire family now.

With sincere sympathy -

Annie
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