Vivian Jacobs died a few days ago in an assisted-care facility in Houston,
Texas. She moved there about five years ago to be near her children. Her
husband Sheldon died about three months ago.

Vivian was a longstanding and active member of the East Tennessee Chapter
of the Society for Technical Communication. She served as the Chapter's
Treasurer for several years and managed several committees, including the
Technical Publications and Art Competition. She served on the
International Board of Directors of STC as Secretary for two terms. She
was elected as an Associate Fellow and then Fellow of the Society.

She will be buried at the Oak Ridge Memorial Gardens on Bethel Valley Road
near the Solway Bridge on Sunday, January 13, at 12:00 noon. All are

Her obituary from The Oak Ridger is attached.

Fred O'Hara