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Carolyn V. Jacobi

Carolyn V. Jacobi

Carolyn V. Jacobi, whose life's work as a cemetery consumer advocate led her to establish Eternal Justice, which spurred the founding of the Maryland Office of Cemetery Oversight, died Jan. 7 of a heart attack at her home in Fort Washington, Prince George's County.

She was 75.

"Certainly Carolyn was a true advocate for those who couldn't speak for themselves and defended the rights of the deceased," said Victor C. March, who is president of the Maryland Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors.

"She has been from the very beginning protecting the rights of those buried in cemeteries. She understood the dynamic of cemetery operations because she had worked...