Jean P. Jacobson, age 80, who lived most of her life in Wilton, passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of David M. Jacobson.
Born in London, England on July 28, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Reginald and Kate Clack Harris. Jean held a Master’s Degree in Geography from St. Catherine’s College of the University of London. After immigrating to New York City, she was personal assistant to Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jerome Hill, who was also a noted philanthropist and painter. Jean was an accomplished gardener and knitter. She served for many years as an officer in the Daughters of the British Empire.