Gary Jacobson

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WESTFORD, Mass. - Gary Jacobson passed away from esophageal cancer in the early hours of October 13, 2015 at his home in Westford, MA. Born in Augusta, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Roslyn (Bogeslov) Jacobson. He is survived by his wife, Karen Jacobson; daughters Alexis Jacobson and Hannah Jacobson; sister Toby Holmes; and many extended family members. Gary was a lifelong amateur astronomer, having traveled to view solar eclipses in Africa, Mexico and other locations. He was a member and served as treasurer of the Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston astronomy club. For many years, he received joy and drew inspiration and life lessons of peace and kindness from the community and music of the Grateful Dead. Gary was a loving husband, father, son and brother, and a wonderful friend to many. Gary was a professional mechanical engineer, having received a BS degree from Case Western Reserve University. He worked nationwide and internationally in the water and wastewater treatment, electric power generation, and custom control valve industries. His work included cutting edge development of systems used for monitoring security and quality of drinking water at cities across the nation. Family and friends are invited to visiting Sunday, October 18th from 12pm (noon) to 1:30pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave., Acton. A memorial program will be at 1:30pm at the funeral home, with a gathering to follow at the Red Raven in Acton. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to either the Mass General Hospital, Attn. Development Office, 125 Nashua St., # 540, Boston, MA 02114. On the memo line please specify Gary Jacobson-Cancer Research; or to Buddy Dog Humane Society, 151 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com


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