April 29, 1934 - September 6, 2017
Service Date: September 18, 2017
Funeral Home Kars
83 years of age, of Kars, Ontario passed away peacefully September 6, 2017 at Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital. Stuart is survived by his wife Mary. Cherished and fondly remembered by his children Emil Jacobson (Debbie) and Johanna Jacobson-Petrov (Plamen), and his five grandchildren Gabriel, Conor, Olivia, Willem and Evelyn. He was predeceased by his first wife Dorothy Lee Jacobson. Stuart leaves many friends with whom he shared years of friendship, projects, tennis and vigorous debating. Born in Chicago, Stuart studied at the Universities of Minnesota and Cornell and in 1968 he began his career at Carleton University as a Professor of Biophysics. In his free time, he was busy with multiple projects and interests, including, renovating his old farm house in Kars, hobby farming, and woodworking. He was an avid lover and supporter of opera and traveled for pleasure and his academic career. Stuart will be forever missed but never forgotten. The family will receive friends on Monday, September 18 at Tubman Funeral Homes, Kars Chapel, 1610 Roger Stevens Drive. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Stuart’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.