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DeJur, 91, of Boston, Massachusetts passed away August 7, 2018 from natural causes. Born January 5, 1927 in New York, New York, Jacqueline was the daughter of Frances and Ralph DeJur. She is survived by her husband, Steven, and her three children, David, James and Mark, her brother-in-law, Allen Berkley, and his two children, John and Elizabeth. Jacqueline's sister, Sandra DeJur Berkley, passed away August 1, 2002 Originally raised in New York, New York, Jacqueline married Steven on September 5, 1954 and raised her family in Providence, Rhode Island. A graduate of Cornell University in 1948, Jacqueline had an insatiable desire for knowledge and continued her studies at the graduate school of business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Several of her proudest accomplishments were excelling at classes taught by notable economists Paul Samuelson and Franco Modigliani. Jacqueline was a strong supporter of numerous charities, an avid investor, collector of Asian antiques and voracious reader striving to always increase her knowledge and perspective. Her bright smile, charming personality and graciousness will be missed by all. Services were held at Montefiore Cemetery (Queens, NY) on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Services handled by Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Directors.

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Published in The New York Times on Aug. 12, 2018