When not in the courtroom, his passion was theatre. His undergraduate degrees were in drama, theatre and TV production. He took part either onstage or behind the scenes in at least 250 productions. It was fitting that the celebration of his life was held at Raleigh Little Theatre on February 13 with a large number of Jack’s friends and family in attendance.
“Jack was regarded by his students as a smart and rigorous teacher,” said Dr. Ken Zagacki, head of the Department of Communication. “I knew Jack as a soft-spoken and thoughtful person. He was also a real gentleman.”