Bruce Jacobs, CE Publisher, Dead At 60


Phoenix, Ariz. - Bruce Jacobs, 60, a long-time publishing executive presence in the consumer electronics industry and publisher of Custom Retailer and E-Gear magazines, died on Nov. 29 after a brief battle with cancer.

Jacobs began his career in consumer electronics publishing in 1988 with AudioVideo International, where he served as associate publisher for 14 years. Earlier in his career, he worked at MART magazine and in various capacities in the recording industry.

He joined NAPCO’s Consumer Technology Publishing Group (CTPG) in 2004, where he assumed the role of publisher at Custom Retailer and then, publisher of E-Gear. Before joining CTPG, he also worked for Mitek Corporation and CE Pro Magazine.

Jacobs is survived by his wife, Shelly, and sons, Steven and Michael. 

For those of you interested in paying your respects to Bruce Jacobs and his family, his funeral service is scheduled for this Sunday afternoon, Dec. 3, at 1:30 p.m.

Mt. Sinai Jewish Cemetery
24210 N. 68th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Tel (480) 585-6060
Fax (480) 585-1924

Detailed directions to the cemetery can be found on the web site:


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