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Bruce Jacobi
Birth: Jun. 23, 1935
Death: Feb. 4, 1987

Race car driver. He grew up near the Salem(IN)Speedway and "got racing in his blood." He participated in both USAC and NASCAR competition. He qualified for the 1962 Indianapolis 500, but was "bumped" from the starting field by a faster qualifier. Jacobi suffered profound head injuries in an accident at the Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 1983 and never recovered. He remained in a comatose state for nearly 4 years. One of Salem's "favorite sons," many of his racing memorabilia are kept at the Stevens Museum in Salem (812)883-6495. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) 
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Salem
Washington County
Indiana, USA
Plot: 8th Addition, Lot 265
 
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Record added: Jan 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19747
Bruce Jacobi
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
Bruce Jacobi
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- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
Today was the day that your suffering ended. I miss you so much even after 28 years. I miss picking up the phone and hearing your voice, seeing your smile. You were taken way to soon.
- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 4, 2015
Happy New Year.
- Cindy
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
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