Carol Anne Jasinski, 69, San Francisco, CA passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 after a two-year battle with multiple myeloma. She confronted her disease with a strong attitude and pursued a full active life in spite of the critical nature of her illness. Carol was born on December 11, 1951 in Chicago, IL to Anthony Francis Jasinski and Jeanette Judith Jasinski (nee Dec). She grew up in Chicago and was educated in the public school system there, graduating from Tuley High School in 1969.
Carol continued her education at the University of Illinois, graduating in 1973. Her early career path saw her teaching in Miami, FL and working as an Air Traffic Controller at Meigs Field where she earned a private pilot's certification prior to attending the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, CA earning a Juris Doctor. She practiced law in San Francisco for nearly thirty years representing her clients and producing quality work not soon before her passing.
Carol was an avid traveler, many of her travels included destinations to compete in marathons and half marathons, the last one occurred a few years ago on the original marathon course in Greece. She never considered herself to be a record setter on the running course, but she enjoyed training for races and finished each and every one she entered, pursuing the endeavor with the same determination and commitment to achievement as in other aspects of her life.
Carol is survived by brother-in-law, Edward Fox, his children: Donna (Dave) Krueger and Michael (Jennifer) Fox; sister-in-law, Carol Jean Jasinski, her children: Anthony (Julie) Jasinski IV and Barbara (Bill) Van Norman; brother-in-law, Ralph Rivera, his children: Joey Rivera and Tommy Rivera. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Jeanette; and siblings: Joan Fox, Anthony Jasinski III and Dolores Rivera; and nephew, Timothy Jasinski.
Arrangements are being handled by the Neptune Society of Belmont, CA.
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 17, 2021.