Allan Jacobs, 77, an Ojai native, passed away unexpectedly on October 8th.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of almost 45 years, Janet Jacobs, his children, Anzac, Sarah (Josh Rosenberg) and Jesse (Jessica) Jacobs and his sister, Eileen (Howard Plotkin), and brother, Jack (Janet). Allan also leaves behind 5 grandchildren with a sixth on the way.
Allan, an avid hiker, swimmer and gardener, loved to fish in the ocean, walk with his wife, and be outdoors in his beloved hometown of Ojai.
Allan, who served in the Peace Corps in Bolivia, always had a passion for community service. He was an attorney at Waite, Jacobs and Atkinson for over 40 years and was active in Rotary and local conservation efforts through the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy.
A private memorial service was held for family. A celebration of his life is being planned for a date in the near future.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Allan's memory to the Rotary Club of Ojai Education Foundation Scholarship Program (P.O. Box 511, Ojai, CA, 93024) and the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (P.O. Box 1092, Ojai, CA 93024).
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Published by Ventura County Star on Oct. 20, 2017.