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Fran Jackson

Fran Jackson


Francine (Fran) Pierce Jackson passed away in her home on January 2nd, 2022. The oldest child of Morris and Lillian Hochheiser, Fran was born and raised in Brooklyn and the surrounding area.After graduating from Far Rockaway High School and Brooklyn College, Fran married Clifford Pierce and moved to Miami, Florida where her daughter Joyce was born. It was with her second husband, Donald Flansbaum (known professionally as Tom Jackson),. that she moved to Los Angeles just in time for the 1984 Olympic Games.
Raised in an Orthodox Jewish household, Fran was exposed early on to the Jewish National Fund's Blue Box and the concept of Tzedakah. This inspired her to spend most of her adult life as a Development Professional and Consultant working with non-profits, for profit organizations, political candidates and campaigns and capital campaigns .Her talents includedprogram and event specialist, public relations, marketing, management, and organizing missions to Europe and Israel. She was a professional volunteer, officer, chair, and President of many organizations in Florida and California. In addition, Fran was a Consultant, Regional Director of Development Western Region, B' nai Brith International, Directo r of Development/Community Liaison Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Centers, Capital Campaign Coordinator of Beit T'Shuvah capital campaign, Special Events Coordinator for the American Fri ends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Executive Director of United Liver Association, and Consultant fo r the Israel Cancer Research Fund.
What she was most proud of was her involvement with JNF as the Assistant Director and West Coast Regional Director of Campaign Programs where she introduced the Legion Of Honor Division, a major gifts national campaign. Thus we can see how committed Fran was toward the betterment of the world that we live in.
Fran was preceded in death by her parents Moe and Lillian and her brother Neal Hochheiser. She is survived by her brother Martin Hochheiser and her daughter Joyce Stout (Jared).


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