Francine Ellen Jacobs, a former Westport resident, died Oct. 28 after a long illness. She was 59.
Francine Jacobs: Staples graduate. Contributed photo
Born April 23, 1959 in Norwalk Hospital to the late Louis and Shirley Jacobs, she was a 1977 Staples High School graduate. She lived in Westport until going off to Syracuse University and then living primarily in New York City.
She was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and friend as well as a generous healthcare professional.
She had a long and productive career, including administrative nurse to Dr. Edwin Vaughan, chief of the Urology Department, New York Hospital.
She is survived by her four siblings: Douglas, Robert, Gail and her twin sister Patty Kaplowitz, also a 1977 Staples graduate, as well as many nieces and nephews, cousins and close friends.
Donations on her behalf can be made to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.