Life Story for
Lawrence Robert Jacobs, 72 a lifelong resident of West Orange, N.J. passed away on September 9, 2018. Larry will be forever remembered by his sister, Lois Rosenthal Fossum; his nephew, Peter Rosenthal, and his extended family and many friends, as well as his beloved dog, "Pixie".
A lifelong learner with a love for science, Larry was a graduate of the New York Military Academy, the University of Rochester, Temple University and Dartmouth College. He was passionate about flying, working as a commercial and private pilot, a flight instructor, a helicopter instruction and a glider instructor.
He was also a U.S. Marine, a scuba diving instructor, a member of the New York Stock Exchange, an EMT and a member of the Freemasons, through which he did extensive charity work, particularly helping children.