Obituary: Edward Jacob

Squash: Tributes for former Singapore Squash Rackets Association president Edward Jacob who gave his all

Edward Jacob was vice-president of the SSRA from 1978, before taking the reins of the association from 1980 to 1997, overseeing Singapore's most successful years in the sport. The Republic were ranked as high as sixth in the world in 1985.
Edward Jacob was vice-president of the SSRA from 1978, before taking the reins of the association from 1980 to 1997, overseeing Singapore's most successful years in the sport. The Republic were ranked as high as sixth in the world in 1985.

The local squash fraternity yesterday mourned the loss of one of its guiding lights in the halcyon days of the 1980s, Edward Jacob.

The former president of the Singapore Squash Rackets Association (SSRA) died in the early hours of yesterday morning. He was 77.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2018, with the headline 'Former squash chief gave his all'. Print Edition | Subscribe