Michael Billings Jacobs, 43, passed away September 21, 1990 from a climbing accident while working in the Grand Canyon with the Moki-Mac River Expedition.
Born July 22, 1947 in Salt Lake City, son of the late Don Howard Jacobs and Helen Jacobs Dickerson. He lived in Kanab with his wife, Barbara Warner Jacobs, who shares his love of outdoors, nature, and the environment. He graduated from Bountiful High School and later attended BYU. He served an LDS mission in the East Central States. He married Nancy Jo Stroud and later divorced. He was Vice-President of F.I.S. and later worked for several river expeditions in Southeastern Utah and Arizona.Survived by wife, Barbara, Kanab; mother and stepfather, Helen and Bert Dickerson, Hurricane; two brothers, Larry andDixie Jacobs, Bountiful; Barney Jacobs, Salt Lake City; two sisters, Karen Jacobs, Murray; Pat and Lynn Bryson, Orem; one step-brother, Aron Dickerson.
Memorial services were held at Marble Canyon, Arizona.
Friends may visit the family members in remembrance of Michael at the home of Larry Jacobs, 1968 So. 1200 East, Bountiful, on Sunday, September 30, 1990 from 4-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grand Canyon River Guides.
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