Daniel N. Jacobs
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JACOBS

Daniel N., Professor Emeritus of Political Science of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Deceased January 1, 2016. Born in Irvine, Kentucky to Robert Jacobs and Yetta Hellman Jacobs, July 5, 1924. Educated at Avondale School, Walnut Hills High School, Denison, Harvard, Yale and Columbia Universities. Served his country in the Air Corps in World War II. Loving husband to Janice Jacobs, doting father to Maggie, Ken and Susan Jacobs and grandchildren Max, Sam, Maddy and Caleb Jacobs, and devoted brother to Louis Jacobs. Funeral services will be held at Weil Funeral Home, 8350 Cornell Rd., Monday, January 4th at 12:00Noon. Shivah will be observed Monday - Thursday, 7 pm at his residence. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Adath Israel Congregation, Miami University or the Southern Poverty Law Center. Weilfuneralhome.com




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Published in Kentucky Enquirer on Jan. 3, 2016.
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May 22, 2016
Dear Jan, Maggie, Ken and Susan,
I was sorry to read about your loss. I just want to say I really enjoyed being your neighbor and friend for many years. Dan was a great person as well as a great colleague.
Sincerely,
Ken Wilson
Kenneth Wilson
January 17, 2016
Dear Aunt Jan, Maggie, Susan, and Ken, and grandchildren--our hearts go out to you over the passing of Uncle Danny. We we so sorry to hear the news, only just in the last few days. Dan touched Drew's life in many ways, and the memories of Dan, growing up in Oxford with the Jacobs family close by, summer Poli Sci picnics, tasting Asian food (for the first time) over at your home, Fire Island visits, and taking Dan for Soviet Politics--are all still very fresh, like they happened just yesterday. Dan was a wonderful, warm, and kind person, and a fantastic mind to learn from. We were deeply touched when he and Aunt Jan remembered us when we got married a few years ago. Dan always saw the very best in people, and was a man of great wit and principle; we'll try our best to live up to his greatness, and sense of humanity. With all our love and sympathy--yours, Elena and Drew
Drew and Elena Engel
January 5, 2016
Dear Aunt Jan, Maggie, Ken and Susan,
I'm so very sorry for your loss and with you will miss Uncle Danny very much. I hope you will find comfort in the remarkable life he led that inspired so many of us around him. As I write this I'm looking at the gift Aunt Jan and Uncle Danny gave me when I graduated from medical school, along with the card he wrote to me in Yiddish. Lang erwartet, gut gemacht. roughly translates to long awaited, well done. It is a beautiful nameplate bearing my name with those two letters afterward that meant so much to all of us. It still sits on my desk as it has for the past 20 years and will continue to so long as I'm in practice. I treasure it, as I treasure Uncle Danny's memory and our special lifelong family relationship.

Always in my thoughts,
Michael Feldman
January 4, 2016
Hillel at Miami University mourns the loss of a great friend and supporter. May his memory be for a blessing. We send our condolences to Janice and the family.
Joel Miller
January 3, 2016
Dear Jan and family,
My deepest sympathy. You and Dan have been so supportive to me and others - a great legacy.
Love,
Dave Hirsch
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