Richard Edward Jacker (Dick) died May 29, 2018 at the age of 87 of COPD at Shell Point Village in Ft. Myers. He was the son of David and Bee Jacker of Chicago, Illinois.
He graduated from Senn High School, Harvard College, and Northwestern Law School and practiced law in New York City until his retirement in 1989.
He is survived by his nephew Michael Jacker and niece Anne Dubitzky and their families, his wife Carol Daniels, and her children Amelia Mitchell, John Toombs, and Polly Toombs, and his grandchildren Forrest Hurley Toombs, Emerson Hurley Toombs, and Sarah Spruill.
While living in New York City he attended the Church of the Ascension and Grace Church, and served on the Vestry of both churches. He was active in the Episcopal Diocese of New York, serving on the Diocesan Council, and the Standing Committee of the Diocese for two terms.
After retiring, he and Carol moved to Captiva, Florida where he was on the boards of the Captiva Civic Association, the Captiva Library, and chair of the County Library Advisory Board. He was a parishioner of the Captiva Chapel by the Sea and St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church on Sanibel. He served on the Board of Associates at the Captiva Chapel by the Sea, the Vestry at St. Michaels and All Angels. He was instrumental in the Missions and Outreach Committees for both Houses of Worship.
In retirement he wrote poetry, participated in a writers group, and continued to collect books. He and Carol spent many summers traveling in the United Kingdom.
Memorial Services will be held in the fall at both St. Michaels and All Angels in Sanibel, and at the Captiva Chapel by the Sea.
No flowers please, memorial contributions may be made to Chapel by the Sea for the benefit of the missions and outreach programs at PO Box 188, Captiva, FL 33924 or to an outreach program in your community.