ROBERT JACOBS

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JACOBS--Robert A.

June 23, 1937 - August 9, 2018. Husband of Sue C. Jacobs. Father of Jackie and Mike Grundei and Michelle and Christopher DeLong. Grandfather of Scott and Kelly Grundei and Courtney and Brian DeLong. Brother of Jerry and Judy Jacobs and Edward Jacobs. Uncle of David Gelfarb and Leslie Snyder, Ken and Daryl Gelfarb, and Ruthie Gelfarb and Tom Hopson. Cousin of Bill and Lynn Meyers, Louie and Sara Jo Englander, and Leonard and Elyse Englander. Born in Waco, Texas. A graduate of The University of Texas and New York University School of Law. Retired Senior Tax Partner at Milbank. Former Chair of the Tax Section, New York State Bar; former Chair, Tax Forum; former Chair, Tax Club; former Adjunct Tax Professor at New York University School of Law and University of California, Davis. Bob taught us to love life as it is and to treat each day as a new adventure to enjoy. We will continue to miss his brilliant insights, dry wit, gentleness, sensitivity, and generosity of spirit. Contributions in his memory may be sent to: Child Advocates of SW Connecticut or Children's Aid College Prep Charter School. The funeral service will held be on Sunday, August 12th at 9am at Central Synagogue.

Published in The New York Times on Aug. 11, 2018
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