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MADISON—Jackson D. Tiffany, age 93, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. He produced educational and documentary films for UW-Extension, and taught courses in film making and visual communication. Among his 35 films were award winners To Find a Home, a 1963 investigation of racial discrimination in housing, and Reacher, an experimental short that was projected behind modern dancers. His still photography exhibitions include a set of images of Madison produced in 1948, which became the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Soul of a City show in 2002.

Serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II left him committed to nonviolence. He became a Quaker, provided draft counseling during the Vietnam War, and was a regular presence at the weekly Peace Vigil in downtown Madison.

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He was married for 70 years to his wife, Virginia, who died in February. He is survived by his son, Steve and daughter-in-law, Marcia. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at MADISON FRIENDS MEETING, 1704 Roberts Court, Madison.

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