Gerald E. (Jake) Jacobson

Gerald E. Jacobson, actor and arts administrator, died Dec. 26 in San Diego of complications due to AIDS. He was 46.

Jacobson, who acted under the stage name of Jake Everett, performed on Broadway, making his debut in “Tubstrip” at the Mayfair in 1974. He appeared in productions at the Alaska Rep, the Anchorage Theatre Guild and the Anchorage Synergy Theatre.

He was the host of the Classical Hour on KNIK-FM in Anchorage.

He was the managing director of the Anchorage Symphony and general manager of Anchorage’s Basically Bach Festival.

In San Diego, he appeared in “Small Town Confidential” with Diversionary Theatre and sang with the San Diego Men’s Chorus.

His life partner was Mark J. Somers and companion Richard L. Krubsack. Survived by his sister, Barbara Cable, a nephew and niece.

There will be a celebration of his life tomorrow, 3-7 p.m. at the San Diego home of Somers and Krubsack. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations in his memory to the San Diego Men’s Chorus, P.O. Box 33825, San Diego 92163.

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