Nathan Leonard Jacobson of Boston, who lived in Falmouth for many years, died December 25 at the age of 92.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, and raised in Maplewood, he was the son of Ralph Herbert and Lillian (Tarr) Jacobson.

He graduated from Columbia High School, Dartmouth College and Rutgers Law School.

A veteran of the US Air Force, he served during the Korean War as a radio repairman.

Following his military service, Mr. Jacobson was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar Association in 1957. He joined his father’s law practice in Maplewood, taking over after the death of his father. He eventually became a partner at Fox and Fox in Newark. Among other civic duties, he served on the Maplewood Planning Board.

In 1984, Mr. Jacobson and his wife, Leila Ruth Deutsch, made an “Aliyah,” moving to a new life in Jerusalem, Israel. During these years, he volunteered on archeological digs before taking a position as a woodworker producing wooden harps from a design dating to the time of King David.

Eventually, the couple moved to Cape Cod to be closer to family.

While living here Mr. Jacobson enjoyed volunteering at Falmouth Public Library.

At the time of his death, he was living in an assisted living facility in Boston.

In addition to his wife of 66 years, he leaves two daughters, Sara Jacobson of Waltham and Rachel Switzer and her husband, Brian J. Switzer, of Woods Hole; three grandchildren, Fia (Chikahara) Pontier, Sophie Switzer and Elijah Switzer; two great-grandsons; and extended family.

He was predeceased by his sister, Joan Tublitz.

A small family memorial will be planned in the future.

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