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JERSAWITZ, Jack Jack Jersawitz of Atlanta died on December 6, 2012, after a long battle with illness. He was 78. A remembrance service is planned for Sunday December 16 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary at Fischer Funeral Care, 3742 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta 30341. Family and friends are welcome. Jack was widely known in the Atlanta area for his community activism, and as an advocate for the poor and disenfranchised. He had been active in public access television for over twenty years, and was heavily involved with a number of legal cases that resulted in victories for the public's right of access to government meetings and records. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Jack's memory can be made to the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, , or Hospice Atlanta. Jack is survived by two brothers, a sister, their extended families, and a host of friends and associates. Arrangements by Fischer Funeral Care 678-514-1000
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 10, 2012
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